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Drysdale-Clifton Springs

Drysdale-Clifton Springs has a population of approximately 11,700 (Census SA2 2011, ABS) and is in the City of Greater Geelong area.

Key industries and employers
Health and allied health
Social and community services
Tourism and hospitality
Education and research
Map of Victoria indicating the location of Drysdale
Children raise their hands to the teacher in a classroom

Finding a job in Drysdale-Clifton Springs

About Drysdale-Clifton Springs

Children playing at the playground at Drysdale station

Average temperatures

Season Average maximum Average minimum
Summer 24.9°C 15.0°C
Winter 13.9°C 5.4°C

Average travel time to Melbourne (95km)

Transport Time
Car 1 hr 15 mins
Train and Coach
1 hr 30 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $380,000
(Sept 2015)
(Mar 2015)
(Sept 2015)
(Mar 2015)

Source: All prices Drysdale - 

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

For information about local hotels, motels and caravan parks, visit the Great Ocean Road accommodation directory

Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
England (5.9%) Italian (0.5%)
Scotland (0.9%) German (0.4%)
New Zealand (0.8%) Greek (0.3%)
Netherlands (0.7%) Dutch (0.3%)
Germany (0.7%) French (0.2%)
Source: Census SA2 2011, ABS


Schools Health care
5 primary schools
Barwon Health
1 secondary school
St John of God Hospital
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 information.

Sport and recreation

For more information about sport and recreation in Drysdale-Clifton Springs, please visit the City of Greater Geelong 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

Drysdale-Clifton Springs attractions

  • Surf or swim at some of the area's breathtaking beaches
  • Visit a local vineyard to sample their wine
  • See the historic Old Courthouse Museum
  • Catch a steam train on the Bellarine Peninsula Railway