Hindmarsh Shire Council
Hindmarsh Shire Council is situated in central North West Victoria, south of the Mallee and north of the Grampians and about 350 kilometres north-west of Melbourne. It covers an area of 7,527 square kilometres and has a population of 6,200. The major industry is agriculture, with 62% of all business enterprises being in this sector. The shire also includes substantial areas of national park including the Big and Little Deserts.