Bass Coast Shire Council

Less than two hours drive from Melbourne, Bass Coast is a unique combination of unspoiled coastline and picturesque rural hinterland. A popular holiday destination, our quaint rural villages, bustling holiday towns, rolling hills and world renown surf breaks provide a breath-taking getaway for over three million visitors each year.

Currently one of the fastest growing areas in regional Victoria, Bass Coast has a permanent population of approximately 30,000, although in peak season the population is almost triple that.

Whether you are visiting Bass Coast, thinking of moving here or wanting to know more about the place where you live, here you can find information about the people, organisations and towns that make up this distinctive part of Victoria.