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Drouin has a population of approximately 13,200 (Census SA2 2011, ABS) and is in the Baw Baw Shire area.

Key industries and employers


Food manufacturing



Map of Victoria indicating the location of Drouin
Close up of worker making cheese in a cheese factory

Finding a job in Drouin


About Drouin

Four people cycling on a forest bicycle path

Average temperatures

Season Average maximum Average minimum
Summer 26.2°C 13.2°C
Winter 12.9°C 3.8°C

Average travel time to Melbourne (97km)

Transport Time
Car 1 hr 10 mins
1 hr 20 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $320,000
(Oct 2015)
(Oct 2015)
(Oct 2015)
(Oct 2015)


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

For information about local hotels, motels and caravan parks, see the Visit Baw Baw website.

Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
England (3.9%) Dutch (0.4%)
New Zealand (1.1%) Italian (0.3%)
Netherlands (0.9%) German (0.2%)
Scotland (0.6%) French (0.2%)
Germany (0.4%)
Afrikaans (0.1%)
Source: Census SA2 2011, ABS


Schools Health care
7 primary schools
West Gippsland Healthcare Group
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 Drouin, please visit the Baw Baw 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

Drouin attractions

  • Explore Gippsland Gourmet Country
  • Ski at the Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort
  • Explore the lush Civic Park
  • Ficifolia Festival (March)