Pyrenees Shire Council
Pyrenees Shire is located in the Central West of Victoria, about 130 km north west of Melbourne. It is heavily dependent on primary industry and is renowned for its, wool, viticulture and forestry activity. Thirty percent of the workforce is involved in agriculture. Key areas of production are wool, cereal, hay crops and meat. Grape and wine production has recently expanded significantly. Gold, along with sand, gravel and slate all contribute to the economy. Pyrenees is part of the Small Shire council grouping and can be compared with similar councils.