Visitor Information Centre

Visitors to Bacchus Marsh should make the Bacchus Marsh Visitor Information Centre their first stop. Our Visitor Information Centre is located at 215 Main St, Bacchus Marsh. Opening hours are 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Friday and 10.00am-4.00pm Saturday and Sunday. The centre is closed some public holidays including Christmas Day and Good Friday.

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The friendly and helpful staff will be more than happy to welcome you to this beautiful town and introduce you to the attractions that it holds; the Avenue of Honour, bush walks, aerial sightseeing, forest parks, wildflowers, eagles, national and state parks and much more.

Set amid picturesque rolling hills only 55km west of Melbourne, Bacchus Marsh combines country living with easy access to the city. An attractive mix of open spaces, friendly towns, orchards, deep gorges and forests, Bacchus Marsh is a great tourist destination.

Not to be missed destinations include the Werribee Gorge, Lerderderg Gorge, Brisbane Ranges and the Long Forest Nature Reserve which is the southern most remnant of mallee vegetation in Victoria. A team of volunteers can assist you with tourism enquiries and finding places to explore, eat and sleep in Moorabool Shire.

For enquires please call (03) 5367 7488.

NOW HIRING!

LOCAL VOLUNTEER AMBASSADORS SOUGHT – APPLY NOW

Are you a proud and passionate local, and generally the go-to amongst your family or friends when they are seeking more information about how to spend time in Moorabool discovering all the hidden gems, amazing walks, and exploring our beautiful country towns?

Do you have great customer service skills and enjoy helping people?

Would you like to volunteer and in doing so, assist residents, locals and visitors with information about how to experience the best of Moorabool? 

Council operates the Visitor Information Centre based at the Lerderderg Library in Bacchus Marsh, creating an important relationship between the visitor and the passionate local community members who are interested in promoting tourism throughout the Shire.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The aim of a Moorabool Shire Council Visitor Information Centre volunteer is to provide efficient, effective, and comprehensive information to Shire visitors, businesses, and the community with a high level of customer service skills.

To view the full position description, click HERE(PDF, 243KB)

Each volunteer should complete at least one shift per fortnight. The centre is open 7 days a week, and shift times are:

  • Monday to Friday – morning shift 9.00am – 1.00pm, and afternoon shift 1.00pm – 5.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday – morning shift 10.00am – 1.00pm, and afternoon shift 1.00pm – 4.00pm

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please email a cover letter and resume to tourism@moorabool.vic.gov.au by COB on 20 March 2022.