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Only 20 minutes drive from Halls Gap, the historic gold mining town of Stawell is the closest major commercial centre to the Grampians National Park.replacenewlinereplacenewlineStawell is famous for hosting the annual Stawell Gift, first run in 1878. Check out the track at Central Park from the Stawell Gift Hall of Fame which also showcases memorabilia of the most prestigious footrace in Australia. The 120 metre handicap race is held annually over the Easter long weekend.replacenewlinereplacenewlineTravel to the nearby Black Range State Park and take the walk to Bunjil's Shelter– a huge rock overhang with ancient rock art depicting Bunjil, an Aboriginal spirit figure.

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Around Stawell VIC 3380


Our Picks on what to Do in Stawell VIC

Central Park

Stawell (Abattoirs Rd) N.F.R

Big Hill Lookout

Our Picks on where to Stay in Stawell VIC

Diamond House Heritage Restaurant and Motor Inn

Magdala Motor Lodge

Hi-Way Eight Motor Inn

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Stawell VIC

Cafe 1868

Goldfields Restaurant

Lillies & Latte's cafe & Bar

Shopping in Stawell VIC

Community Services  


Halls Gap Visitor Information Centre
117-119 Grampians Road,
HALLS GAP VIC 3381

Northern Grampians Shire Council VIC
Main Street, Town Hall,
STAWELL VIC 3380

Stawell Police Station VIC
9 Patrick Street,
STAWELL VIC 3380

Stawell Regional Health
27/29 Sloane Street,
STAWELL VIC 3380

Stawell Library
Sloane Street,
STAWELL VIC 3380

Stawell Sports and Aquatic Centre VIC
49/51 Houston Street,
STAWELL VIC 3380

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 231 m
  • Population: 6032
  • State electorate(s): Ripon
  • Federal Division(s): Wannon
  • Established (yr): 1853
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Ararat VIC 3377 (31.1 km, 25 mins)
Halls Gap VIC 3381 (28 km, 22 mins)
Horsham VIC 3400 (67 km, 46 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Stawell VIC is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.