People who live in the Northern Grampians Shire are part of communities that are involved in ensuring the progress of their future, while retaining the unique friendly culture that country people are renowned for.
With a population of around 12,300 people Council has planned to ensure that opportunities are available to assist in meeting the needs of every person within our community
Northern Grampians has a strong economy based on agriculture, gold mining, manufacturing and tourism.
Stawell is home to brick, textiles and meat production and the largest operating gold mine in Victoria. The St Arnaud area is well-known for its broadacre cropping and the Grampians National Park is a popular tourist destination, attracting more than 1 million visitors each year.