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Bacchus Marsh

Bacchus Marsh has a population of approximately 17,155 (Census SA2 2011, ABS) and is in the Moorabool Shire area. Find out more about living and working in the region on the Good Move website.

Key industries and employers

Retail trade


Health and community services



Map of Victoria indicating the location of Bacchus Marsh
Close up of a hand picking an apple from a tree

Finding a job in Bacchus Marsh



About Bacchus Marsh

Shoppers at a farmers market

Average temperatures

Season Average maximum Average minimum
Summer 28.7°C 11.5°C
Winter 14.4°C 3.0°C

Average travel time to Melbourne (48km)

Transport Time
Car 45 mins
40 mins
1 hrs 20 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $345,000
(Sept 2015)
(Sept 2015)
(Sept 2015)
(Sept 2015)

Source: All prices - 

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

For information about local hotels, motels and caravan parks, visit the Travel Victoria website.

Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
England (3.8%) Italian (0.6%)
New Zealand (1.4%) Maltese (0.4%)
Scotland (0.9%)
Greek (0.4%)
Netherlands (0.5%) Vietnamese (0.3%)
Malta (0.5%)
Dutch (0.2%)
Source: Census SA2 2011, ABS


Schools Health care
3 primary schools
Djerriwarrh Health Services
1 secondary school

4 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 Bacchus Marsh, please visit the Life Was Meant To Be Easy 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

Bacchus Marsh attractions

  • Avenue of Honour
  • Local fruit and vegetables
  • Werribee Gorge and Lerderderg Gorge State Parks
  • Cup Day in the Park (November)