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Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority is a dynamic organisation, partnering with the community to achieve sustainable use of our land and water resources.

Our culture of highly engaged and competent professionals is built on mutual trust, accountability and commitment to a safe, productive and family friendly workplace.

We embrace cultural diversity and encourage personal initiative and continuous improvement in the delivery of effective natural resource management.

Our focus is on protecting, maintaining and improving the region's land, water and biodiversity for the community.

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Regional Information

Hamilton is located 3.5 hours drive from Melbourne and 5 hours from Adelaide in the "Green Triangle" of Western Victoria.  The main office of the CMA is located in Hamilton, the service centre for the Southern Grampians Shire. This city was built on agriculture, primarily the wool industry. Wool is still grown, along with crops, forestry, cattle and sheep grazing. 

The district is renowned for its excellent cultural, educational and sporting facilities, having four secondary colleges, three being private with boarding facilities. Nearby recreational facilities include the Grampians National Park and Coonawarra wine district. Warrnambool, Port Fairy and Portland, renowned for their clean and attractive beaches, are within one hours drive from Hamilton.

Warrnambool City is located in south-western Victoria, about 260 kilometres from Melbourne.  Warrnambool is the main service centre for south-western Victoria, as well as being a popular retirement and tourist destination.  Much of the rural area is used for agriculture, particularly dairy farming.

Ararat Rural City is located in south-western Victoria, about 200 kilometres west of Melbourne. 

Ararat Rural City is a predominantly rural area, with urban areas in a number of townships.  Land is used largely for agriculture, including viticulture, wool, crops, beef cattle, lambs, vegetables, nurseries and cut flowers.