Living in Gippsland
is easy. Only 90 minutes
from Melbourne.

Gippsland is one of eight key areas designated by the Victorian Government for significant regional growth.

Gippsland has strong attractors for business investment – a skilled workforce, established infrastructure, excellent road and rail links, quality education and research institutes. It also offers a diverse cultural lifestyle among some of Australia’s most magnificent natural attractions.  

The main urban centre is the Regional City of Latrobe, which comprises three large townships; Moe, Morwell and Traralgon. Latrobe City is less than 100km from the growing outer-east metropolitan growth centre that is identified as ‘Node of Dandenong’ in Plan Melbourne.


Gippsland has an established network of road, rail and air connections to and from Melbourne and around Victoria. 

The value of this network has been enhanced by major investment in road and rail infrastructure, both in the region and in along the corridor to market in greater Melbourne. 

For example, a high-speed rail service between Melbourne and Latrobe City operates at frequent intervals seven days a week.

By road

  • 90 minutes to Melbourne
  • 90 minutes to Wilsons Promontory 
  • 90 minutes to Phillip Island
  • 40 minutes to Ninety Mile Beach
  • 75 minutes to Mt Baw Baw ski fields 
  • 2 hours to Lakes Entrance

Experience Gippsland
and Morwell

Gippsland is the powerhouse of Victoria’s resources and commodities economy. The region’s natural beauty is matched by a superb food, wine and artistic culture. At Gippsland’s heart is Morwell, one of the main towns in the Latrobe Valley, and only 90 minutes by road and rail from Melbourne. Morwell is known for its welcoming communities and easy access to everything necessary for quality living – from first class education and health facilities to affordable housing, and an abundance of leisure and recreational activities.

Morwell is known for its welcoming communities and easy access to everything

Location, Lifestyle and Culture

An affordable and desirable quality of life in Morwell and throughout Gippsland makes relocating here attractive to professionals from all industry sectors, especially those with young families.

Real housing choices at reasonable prices, comprehensive health and education services and an invigorating outdoor and community lifestyle are just some of the reasons the region is increasingly popular.


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