About the region

With strong industries, skilled labour and a growing population, Mount Alexander Shire is a location of choice for talented and passionate people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Our key industries include:

  • manufacturing
  • building and construction
  • automotive
  • arts and recreation
  • agriculture
  • health services.


Our community profile provides the most up to date snapshot of the region including our people, our workers and key industries.

Visit our economic profile, to gain further insight into the economic statistics of our shire.

The CSIRO forecasts that regional areas with strengths in agriculture and advanced manufacturing – such as the Loddon Mallee – have a paramount role to play in Australia’s future.

INVEST Loddon Mallee provides access to relevant strategic reports and regional prospectus documents highlighting strategic investments.

The unique rural environment accommodates nearly any lifestyle you could choose. If you are thinking of starting a business in the Mount Alexander Shire, then we are here to help.

Contact our business support team to chat about your plans and see how we can help you do business.