North Central Tablelands

A place of rolling hills and red gums

Vision: A thriving landscape, where production compliments the grasslands and red gum woodlands between the upper Glenelg and Wannon Rivers

The North Central Tablelands is in the north of the catchment and has a population of about 16,000 people.

Traditional Owner organisations managing country include Barengi Gadjin Land Council, Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation and Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners.

Agriculture, forestry and fishing are the largest industry employers in the area, with the Hamilton Regional Livestock Exchange being the second-largest sheep selling centre in Victoria and South Australia, processing an average of 1 million sheep per year.

Key Landcare networks include the Upper Glenelg Landcare and Hamilton Landcare Consortiums, the Hamilton Field Naturalists Club, and Panyyabyr and Mirranawta Landcare groups. 

Local Government Authorities include Southern Grampians Shire, West Wimmera Shire and Horsham Rural City Council.

Nigretta Falls
Photo: Southern Garmpians Shire