A stylish provincial city, Hamilton is located at the centre of Victoria’s southwest and offers a variety of arts, cultural, food and recreational experiences to further enrich your newfound lifestyle.

The centre of an expansive and wealthy pastoral industry for over 160 years, Greater Hamilton has become a thriving and diverse region of towns, offering a secure rural setting, an enviable climate and excellent health and community services.

The Greater Hamilton region is rich with lifestyle opportunities and facilities. It offers a secure, rural setting, an enviable climate and excellent health and community services. Greater Hamilton is the land of opportunity with a variety of careers, potential to start your own business and demand for skilled expertise.

Daniel Shaw
Economic Development Support Officer
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If you would like more information on the Southern Grampians Shire please contact Daniel Shaw at [email protected] or visit the Southern Grampians Shire Council website

Southern Grampians Shire Council


There are more than 130 local sporting and recreational clubs in and around the Greater Hamilton region. 

Hamilton Indoor Leisure and Aquatic Centre is a year-round sporting hub featuring facilities including an eight-lane heated indoor 25 metre pool, children’s pool, gymnasium and other recreational courts and spaces. 

Hamilton also boasts several parks and reserves for walking, cycling, boating and more and is a perfect base for exploring the Grampians National Park.

The Hamilton Botanical Gardens set over four hectares, boasts a unique landscape style and today are considered a vital part of Victoria’s heritage. The site for the gardens was first planted out in 1870, making the gardens amongst the earliest provincial botanic gardens set aside in Australia, The Gardens as a complete entity were classified by the National Trust of Victoria in 1990.




A wide range of housing options are available in Hamilton, allowing your dollar to go much further. With a median house price of $295,000, bigger backyards, and more space to simply live, buying property is no longer a pipe dream. Whether you choose country acres, a period home or a modern townhouse, realistic real estate prices mean you can genuinely afford to enjoy your choice.


An education system that focuses as much on community well-being as it does academic excellence, you can expect small class sizes, a broad curriculum and beautiful grounds across Hamilton’s 17 primary schools and five secondary schools.

The Greater Hamilton region has a very strong education sector offering exceptional education opportunities from early childhood to postsecondary. Public, private and remote learning options are available.


A Hamilton lifestyle consists of the best aspects of regional living set against the majestic mountains of the Grampians region. Defined by a vibrant community life, you are sure to find your place amongst a spirited, energetic population and a plethora of support networks and social opportunities.

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This project was made possible thanks to support from the Victorian State Government.