Are you planning to pay a visit to Gisborne? Are you wondering where is Gisborne in Victoria located? Gisborne is a developed town in Macedon Ranges about 54km north-west of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, and with 21,071 estimated population (2016 census inclusive of nearby Macedon town). Gisborne was named after the first Crown Lands Commissioner (Henry Fyshe Gisborne) of Port Philip District. The town is just about 50 minutes train ride along Bendigo Line or 45 minutes ride along Calder Freeway from Melbourne CBD bustle. On reaching there you will experience a different world because it seamlessly combines heritage buildings, country homesteads, tree-lined streets with lush parklands built in a modern town style. There are also many wedding venues at gisborne.
Recently, Gisborne is Macedon Range’s largest township and in close proximity to Melbourne CBD. The town has well-established cafes, wine bars, theatre, galleries and restaurants, organic butcher, market for monthly farmers as well as 3 supermarkets supplying local produce including organic, gluten-free and vegan food. The town also has a police station in connection with CFA station and medical facilities. Sports facilities include AFL football, soccer, cricket, tennis, volleyball, lawn bowls and also a heated indoor pool. Moreover, Gisborne has 2 primary schools, one secondary school, and Gisborne secondary college.
Lots of media reports refer to the influx of young upcoming professionals, hipsters, and artists to Gisborne. Most of them are attracted by the natural beauty of the region, close proximity to the city as well as easy access to urban style restaurants and cafes. New residents settling in the region are making it grow at a faster rate as compared to other Victoria regions.
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