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Omeo Region

The Omeo Region includes Omeo, Cobungra, Benambra, Swifts Creek, Ensay, Cassilis and Tambo Crossing.

High in Victoria’s alpine country, Omeo is the gateway to Victoria's ski slopes and the service centre for the region's high country. The area is sustained by a mix of farming, tourism timber and, to a smaller degree, mining. Omeo has a fascinating pastoral and mining heritage and has several landmarks that reflect its gold-mining history, including the Oriental Claims, Log Gaol and historic courthouse. The region’s high country is renowned for its natural beauty and the iconic High Country Cattlemen who cleared and developed the area in the early days.


Learn more about Council’s plans for the Omeo Region by clicking on the links below.


Omeo Community Plan

Omeo Zoning Review

Omeo Connect


For further information about plans and projects in East Gippsland Shire, please email, phone 5153 9500 or sign up to receive updates by email.


Omeo Community Plan

The Omeo Community Plan 2012 to 2017 was developed by the Omeo community and East Gippsland Shire Council. It includes priority strategies and actions for future development in the region.

Omeo Region Community Plan 2012-2017 (PDF 4.7Mb)


Omeo Zoning Review

The Omeo Zoning Review provides recommendations for changes to zoning in Omeo. The review has not yet been endorsed by Council and is subject to change.

Omeo Land Supply and Demand Assessment Draft for Consultation, 2010 (PDF 1.2Mb) 

Omeo Zone Review, 2011 (PDF 789Kb) 

Omeo Key Changes Map (PDF 302Kb)


Omeo Connect




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