Mansfield Shire is located in Victoria’s High Country just two hours north east of Melbourne. The Mansfield Shire boasts major river systems, lakes, mountains and vast tracts of what is referred to as a ‘High Country’ and board, productive valleys where agriculture and rural living integrate.
Communities in the municipality include Mansfield, Mount Buller, Bonnie Doon, Jamieson, Merrijig, Tolmie and Woods Point.
Mansfield Shire Council has a total population of 3,410 people in 2016. The median age of Mansfield residents is 44.
Mansfield Shire Council have identified, through the development of their Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan, the following priorities:
- Healthy lifestyles
- Community Resilience and Connection, and
- Enhanced liveability.
Mansfield Health and Wellbeing Local Partnership
The Mansfield Health and Wellbeing Local Partnership works collaboratively to improve the health and wellbeing of the community within the Mansfield Local Government area through:
- monitoring the implementation of the Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan
- identifying local needs, and
- strengthening the local service system.
Mansfield Local Partnership Projects
The Mansfield Health and Wellbeing Partnership is committed to providing projects that:
- meet local community needs
- enable partnership development at a local level
- encourage innovation.
Mansfield Vulnerable People Project 2015-2016
The Mansfield Vulnerable People Projed aimed to develop a model of care to improve health and social outcomes for people at risk of or currently experiencing homelessness in the Mansfield Community.
Download the Mansfield Vulnerable People Project Final Report