About

The Surf Coast Shire was formed in 1994 from the amalgamation of the Winchelsea, Barrabool and part of the South Barwon Shires.       Parishes / localities which are part of the Surf Coast Shire include:

• Aireys Inlet
• Anglesea
• Bambra
• Barrabool
• Bellbrae
• Bells Beach
• Benwerrin
• Big Hill
• Birregurra (shared with Colac Otway)
• Boonah
• Breamlea (shared with Greater Geelong)
• Buckley
• Connewarre (shared with Greater Geelong)
• Deans Marsh
• Eastern View
• Fairhaven
• Freshwater Creek
• Gherang
• Gnarwarre
• Inverleigh (shared with Golden Plains)
• Jan Juc
• Lorne
• Modewarre
• Moggs Creek
• Moriac
• Mount Duneed (shared with Greater Geelong)
• Mount Moriac
• Ombersley (shared with Colac Otway)
• Paraparap
• Pennyroyal (shared with Colac Otway)
• Torquay
• Wensleydale
• Winchelsea
• Winchelsea South
• Wurdiboluc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

The structure of the Shires and Parishes during the war years –

Shire of Winchelsea
Armytage
Bambra
Barwon Downs
Benwerrin
Birregurra
Boonah
Buckley
Deans Marsh
Fairholme
Lorne
Murroon
Ombersley
Pennyroyal
Ricketts Marsh
Ripplevale
Wensleydale
Whoorel
Winchelsea
Wurdiboluc
Yan Yan Gurt
Shire of Barrabool
Angahook / Split Point / Aireys Inlet
Barrabool
Boonah
Ceres
Clifford
Duneed
Eastern View
Fairhaven
Freshwater Creek
Gnarwarre
Jan Juc / Bellbrae
Lorne
Modewarre
Moriac
Mount Moriac
Paraparap
Pettavel
Puebla / Torquay
Waurn Ponds
Shire of South Barwon
Barwon Heads
Belmont
Breamlea
Connewarre
Germantown
Highton
Marshalltown
Torquay

 

 

 

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