|Regional Victoria is home to almost 30% of the State's population or approximately 1.6 million people.|
Victoria’s key regional centres are strategically located on major highways with road and rail access to Melbourne, as well as to key airports and ports. Most regional centres are within 2.5 hours drive from Melbourne's central business district.
Regional Victoria enjoys a pleasant Mediterranean climate conducive to outdoor activities. Recreational activities include outstanding golf courses, gold heritage areas and superb natural environments that are ideal for horse riding and bushwalking. Regional towns all feature tennis courts, swimming pools, parks, galleries as well as feature activities in each region. Good quality housing is available at low cost in regional Victoria. Investors will enjoy the welcoming and helpful nature of people in regional Victoria.
You'll find leading community services throughout all of the regions of Victoria. World-class art galleries, sumptuous food and wine trails, unique flora and fauna, historical landmarks and vibrant theatre.
Regional Victoria hosts a range of festivals and events throughout the year.
Regional Victoria offers a broad range of educational facilities with some of Australia's top universities, schools and adult education facilities. There are also extensive regional, intrastate and interstate transport options.
To find out more about living in Regional Victoria go to
- Live in Victoria for information about the Victorian Government's Skilled and Business Migration Program
- Visit Victoria, Tourism Victoria's website
- Regional Development Victoria the Victorian Government’s lead agency in developing rural and regional Victoria.