South Gippsland Shire
About the forecast areas
The 2019 population forecast for South Gippsland Shire is 29,780, and is forecast to grow to 35,982 by 2036.
South Gippsland Shire is located south east of Melbourne, and covers an area of about 3,300 square kilometres. It stretches from the small town of Nyora in the north west, located approximately 90km from Melbourne, to Wilsons Promontory National Park in the south east. Wilsons Promontory is located about 230km from Melbourne and is also noteworthy for being the southern most point on the Australian mainland. South Gippsland Shire is bounded by Bass Coast Shire in the west, Cardinia and Baw Baw Shires to the north, and Latrobe City and Wellington Shire in the east. The southern boundary is formed by the Bass Strait coastline.