New Residents

We are very excited that you have come to call Baw Baw Shire home! Our shire is an exceptional place to live, raise a family and work so we want to welcome you and introduce you to the many different aspects of the area.

Click here to download a handy New Resident Fact Sheet.(PDF, 4MB)

Baw Baw Shire Council provides the community with a range of services from birth all the way through to assisting our ageing residents. 

There are some things that all residents should know and we would like to highlight these below. 

Customer Service

Baw Baw Shire Council's Customer Service Centre is located in Drouin. If you need any help with a new service or enquiry contact Customer Service on 5624 2411 or for more information visit Customer Service.

Council’s Website

Council encourages you to familiarise yourself with the website and use the Near Me function, which will provide you with important details for your area such as your Councillors, bin collection days and local schools and parks.

Connect With Us

Baw Baw Shire Council is active on social media and we encourage all residents to connect with us for instant updates on Council news and emergency information.

For all the latest news:

  • Like us on Facebook
  • Follow us on Instagram
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Tune into 531 3GG, 94.3 Star FM and 103.1 3BBR FM weekdays