City of Hepburn Shire

Nestled between the regional hubs of Ballarat and Bendigo in the hills of Central Victoria, Hepburn Shire is a scenic haven for families and tree-changes seeking a peaceful country lifestyle.

Rich in history and resplendent in natural beauty, with a thriving tourism industry based around the region’s famous mineral springs, Hepburn Shire is a true gem of Central Victoria.

From its thriving arts community to its enviable foodie culture specialising in local produce showcased by award-winning restaurants, cafes and vineyards, there’s no shortage of things to do in the shire. An excellent mix of housing can be found throughout the region, with picture-perfect period homes in Daylesford, Trentham, Clunes and Creswick, and affordable family options, sprawling rural retreats and vacant land in Glenlyon, Allendale, Kingston, Leonard's Hill, Lyonville, and Newlyn.

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A peaceful life


The shire's two main hospitals are located in Daylesford and Creswick, while seven primary schools and preschools, Wesley College, Daylesford Secondary College and the University of Melbourne’s Schools of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences ensure plenty of excellent education options. The region boasts four golf courses, and several local sports centres such as Trentham Sportsground Reserve Pavilion. Natural wonders abound, including the beautiful Lake Daylesford, Trentham Falls on the Coliban River and Hepburn Regional Park with its scenic bushland and network of picturesque walks and hiking trails.

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Hepburn Shire


Allendale, Bald Hills, Basalt, Blackwood North, Blampied, Broomfield, Bullarook, Bullarto, Bullarto South, Cabbage Tree, Campbelltown, Clunes, Clydesdale, Coomoora, Creswick, Creswick North, Daylesford, Dean, Denver, Drummond, Drummond North, Dry Diggings, Dunach, Eganstown, Elevated Plains, Evansford, Fern Hill, Franklinford, Glengower, Glenlyon, Guildford, Hepburn, Hepburn Springs, Invermay, Kingston, Kooroocheang, Korweinguboora, Langdons Hill, Lawrence, Leonards Hill, Little Hampton, Lyonville, Malmsbury, Mollongghip, Mount Beckworth, Mount Cameron, Mount Franklin, Mount Prospect, Musk, Musk Vale, Newbury, Newlyn, Newlyn North, Porcupine Ridge, Rocklyn, Sailors Falls, Sailors Hill, Sandon, Shepherds Flat, Smeaton, Smokey Town, Spring Hill, Springmount, Stony Creek, Strangways, Sulky, Taradale, Tarilta, Trentham, Trentham East, Tylden, Tylden South, Ullina, Wattle Flat, Waubra, Werona, Wheatsheaf and Yandoit.


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*Data sourced from 2021 Census.
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Area attractions​


Mineral Springs Reserve
Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa
The Goldfields Track
Hepburn Regional Park
Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm
Wildwood Instruments Art Gallery

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Suburb Insights

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A reliable snapshot of the property market in Hepburn Shire