Shepparton has a population of 30,000 with the Greater Shepparton region home to approximately 60,000 people.

The City of Greater Shepparton is a fantastic place to live and work.  Only two hours north of Melbourne, the area features magnificent food and wine, beautiful countryside and waterways, glorious weather all the attractions and activities you could imagine in a regional city.

This vibrant and dynamic region, affectionately known as the 'Food Bowl of Australia', has an international reputation for quality fresh and processed fruit and dairy products.  By generating the finest produce, Greater Shepparton offers vistors an exquisite culinary experience at any one of its many restaurants and wineries across the region.

A network of parks, reserves and forests follow the paths of the Goulburn and Broken Rivers through Shepparton, offering good bushwalking tracks and picnic spots.  Victoria Park Lake is the centre of recreation in Shepparton, fronting the main highway and featuring walking tracks, bike paths and a skate park.

Greater Shepparton offers all the amenities to suit almost any lifestyle.  There are many fantastic shopping outlets, a broad range of restaurants and eateries for all tastes, sporting clubs, theatre companies, shows and events, social activities and much more to discover.  In Greater Shepparton  you can take on as much or as little as you like.

Along with its relaxed lifestyle, Greater Shepparton boasts an array of major employers and its reputation as the nations food bowl is complemented by thriving tourism, agriculture and manufactoring industries.

All this can be experienced in a climate offering warm summers ideal for the outdoors and winters perfect for that indoor indulgence within easy drive from Melbourne.


Greater Shepparton includes Shepparton as its major centre with smaller towns Mooroopna, Tatura, Murchison, Dookie, Toolamba, Tallygaroopna, Congupna and Merrigum all offering alternate areas to work and live. 

Shepparton is the major centre of the Goulburn Valley, located less than two hours drive (179km) north of Melbourne on the Goulburn Valley Highway.

For a map of Shepparton click here.


Goulburn Valley Health
Graham Street
Phn: 03) 5832 2322
Fax: 03) 5821 6334

Shepparton Private Hospital
Fitzgerald Street
Phn: 03) 5832 127
Fax: 03) 5831 2057

Specialist Avaliability
General Surgeon: Local
Obsterician/Gynaecologist: Local
Opthamologist: Local
Physician: Local
Orthopaedic Surgeon: Local
Oncologist: Local
Paediatrician: Local
Dermatologist: Local
Radiologist: Local

For any Specialist areas for which we do not have a local Specialist, patients are generally referred to Melbourne and surrounds.