Whose road is it?

Council is responsible for the majority of the roads within the shire boundaries. These are known as local roads and are listed in Council's Road Management Plan.

There are a number of other road authorities that manage roads in the shire. These include:

Department of Transport (VicRoads)

VicRoads is responsible for and maintains major roads around the State. It is responsible for freeways (including overpasses), arterial roads, and declared roads. In the shire these include:

  • Western Highway
  • Main Street, Bacchus Marsh
  • Grant Street, Bacchus Marsh
  • Gisborne Road, Bacchus Marsh
  • Diggers Rest-Coimadai Road
  • Geelong-Bacchus Marsh Road
  • Greendale-Trentham Road
  • Greendale-Myrniong Road
  • Geelong-Ballan Road
  • Ballan-Daylesford Road
  • Bungaree-Creswick Road
  • Ballarat-Daylesford Road
  • Midland Highway

If you're aware of a problem with a VicRoads road, you can report the road issue directly on the VicRoads website.

Department of Energy, Environment, and Climate Action

The Department of Energy, Environment, and Climate Action (DEECA) is responsible for many of the unsealed roads in State Forest areas. These areas include:

  • Bungal State Forest
  • Lal Lal Falls Reserve and Forest
  • Mount Doran Forest
  • Wombat State Forest

 To report an issue with a road in a State Forest contact DEECA.

Parks Victoria

Parks Victoria is responsible for many of the unsealed roads in the National and State Park areas.

These areas include:

  • Brisbane Ranges National Park
  • Lerderderg State Park
  • Spargo Creek
  • Werribee Gorge State Park

To report an issue with a road in a National or State Park contact Parks Victoria.


VicTrack is responsible for intersections surrounding a train line.

To report an issue contact VicTrack

Urgent road issues

For urgent issues requiring immediate attention please call us on 5366 7100 (If calling outside business hours please select option 1 for emergencies)

Interactive Map

Not sure whose road it is? Use our interactive map below to confirm which authority is responsible and where to report issues.