The Goulburn River Valley Region is located in the heart of Victoria. It is famous for its scenic beauty; characterised by rolling hills, lush forests, majestic rivers and lakes, rural plains and the mighty Goulburn River - the lifeblood of the region - making it a hugely popular lifestyle and holiday destination.
Our region is home to award winning wineries and our fertile soil grows some of the best produce in the world.
We offer everything from historic pubs and picturesque vineyard settings to classy restaurants and romantic hideaways. Events, festivals, arts, culture, history and heritage - we have it all in the Mitchell Shire Goulburn River Valley Region.
The southern boundary of the Mitchell Shire is situated just over 30kms from the centre of Melbourne with its northern boundary approximately 90kms from our capital city.
The Shire covers a total area of 2864 sq kms and adjoins the following municipalities:
- City of Hume and the City of Whittlesea to the south
- Murrindindi Shire to the east
- Macedon Ranges Shire to the west
- City of Greater Bendigo and Strathbogie Shire to the north.
The Shire is strategically located as the first municipality north of the Melbourne metropolitan boundary on the nationally significant transport links between Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.
The Mitchell Shire includes the following towns: Beveridge, Broadford, Heathcote Junction, Kilmore, Puckapunyal, Pyalong, Seymour, Tallarook, Tooborac, Wallan and Wandong.