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Maryborough has a population of approximately 7,630 (Census SA2 2011, ABS) and is in the Central Goldfields Shire area.

Key industries and employers

Printing and printing support


Supermarket and grocery stores


Meat manufacturing

 Map of Victoria indicating the location of Maryborough
A young woman working in a florist shop

Finding a job in Maryborough

About Maryborough

A man and woman walking in bush near Maryborough

Average temperatures

Season Average maximum Average minimum
Summer 28.7°C 13.2°C
Winter 12.2°C 3.4°C

Average travel time to Melbourne (165km)

Transport Time
Car 2 hrs
Train and coach
2 hr 15 mins
Coach 3 hr 15 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $193,000
(Sept 2015)
(Sept 2015)
(Sept 2015)
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To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory

For information about local hotels, motels and caravan parks, visit the Maryborough accommodation directory

Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
England (3.3%) Italian (0.2%)
New Zealand (0.6%) Dutch (0.2%)
Netherlands (0.4%) Greek (0.1%)
Scotland (0.4%) Mandarin (0.1%)
India (0.2%) Hindi (0.1%)
Source: Census SA2 2011, ABS


Schools Health care
4 primary schools
Maryborough District Health Service
2 secondary schools
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 Maryborough, please visit the Central Goldfields 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

Maryborough attractions

  • Marvel at the ornate Maryborough Railway Station
  • Visit the local art gallery, housed in an old fire station
  • Tour the wineries of the Pyrenees
  • See some of Victoria's best Aboriginal rock water wells along the Wells Track
  • Highland Gathering (New Year's Day)
  • Maryborough Cup (July)