Maryborough is the Central Goldfields' major business centre with a population of around 7,500. Maryborough has gained recognition in recent years as having some of the finest sporting facilities in regional Victoria, together with significant historical buildings dating back to the goldmining era of the 1850s.

Other towns in the Central Goldfields include Bealiba, Carisbrook, Dunolly, Majorca, Talbot, Bowenvale-Timor and the rural districts surrounding these centres. All are famous for their heritage architecture and significant agricultural industries.

The Central Goldfields is currently experiencing significant growth with key infrastructure projects and residential developments reaching fruition.

Maryborough is located within one hour’s drive from main provincial centres of Ballarat and Bendigo and just two hours from Melbourne.

Located at the geographical centre of Victoria, Central Goldfields Shire covers 1,532 square kilometres and has an estimated residential population of just over 12,500 people.

For more information call in to the Central Goldfields Visitor Information Centre 

Information symbolCentral Goldfields Visitor Information Centre 

Corner Alma & Nolan Streets
Maryborough, Victoria, 3465

Operating Hours

Open 9:00am – 5:00pm daily (except Good Friday and Christmas Day)