Wallan

Wallan has a population of approximately 12,000 (Census SA2 2011, ABS) and is in the Mitchell Shire area. Find out more about living in Wallan on the Good Move website. 

Key industries and employers

Retail

Health

Manufacturing

Education

 Map of Victoria indicating the location of Wallan
A female teacher writing on a blackboard

Finding a job in Wallan


About Wallan

A BMX rider somersaults on his bike at a skate park

Average temperatures

Season Average maximum Average minimum
Summer 24.5°C 12.6°C
Winter 8.9°C 3.9°C

Average travel time to Melbourne (50km)

 
Tranport Time
Car 45 mins
Train
45 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $308,000
(Mar 2013)
$290
(Mitchell Shire, Sept 2012)
Unit
 $265,000
(Mar 2013)
$210
(Mitchell Shire, Sept 2012)

Source: House prices - Real Estate Institute of Victoria. Unit prices - Domain. Rental prices - Department of Human Services Rental Report

To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory

For information about local hotels, motels and caravan parks, contact Mitchell Shire's Visitor Information Centres


Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
England (2.9%) Italian (1.9%)
New Zealand (1.3%) Macedonian (0.7%)
Italy (1.0%) Maltese (0.6%)
Malta (0.6%) Greek (0.5%)
South Africa (0.5%) Arabic (0.4%)
Source: Census SA2 2011, ABS

Services

Schools Health care
5 primary schools
Kilmore and District Hospital
1 secondary school

2 university or TAFE campuses

Find a school at the Department of Education and Early Childhood development website or find out more about education and childcare in Victoria. Visit the Victorian Better Health Channel's health services directory for more health care information and services.
 

Sport and recreation

For more information about sport and recreation in Wallan, please visit the Community Services section of the Mitchell Shire website

Places of worship

For more information about where you can practice your faith, visit your religion's Australian website. Select 'pages from Australia' if searching for your religion in Google


Wallan attractions

  • Hit a few balls at the stunning Hidden Valley golf club
  • Explore the magnificent Great Dividing Range
  • Have a picnic on the banks of the Goulburn River
  • Explore nearby Mt Disappointment
  • Wandong Country Music Festival (March)
  • Kilmore Agricultural Show (December)