VIC Residential Security Statistics_Alpine

Alpine Shire

  • Total Criminal Incidents decline by 16.6%
  • 1/3 criminal incidents are home related, increase by 10%

Alpine Residential Security Statistics

The Alpine Shire is about 300 km north east of Melbourne and 70 km south of Albury/Wodonga, with a land area covering 4,790 square kilometres.

About 92% of the shire is public land including parts of the Alpine National Park and all of the Mount Buffalo National Park. Most of the freehold lands are alluvial flood plains along the Ovens, Kiewa and Buffalo Rivers together with the adjoining gentle slopes and hills.

The Shire's economy is based on tourism, forestry and agriculture.

Alpine is part of the Small Shire council grouping and can be compared with similar councils.

Including Abbeyard, Barwidgee, Bogong, Bright, Buckland, Buffalo Creek, Buffalo River, Cobungra, Coral Bank, Dandongadale, Dargo, Dederang, Dinner Plain, Eurobin, Falls Creek, Freeburgh, Gapsted, Germantown, Glen Creek, Gundowring, Harrietville, Havilah, Hotham Heights, Kancoona, Kergunyah South, Merriang, Mongans Bridge, Mount Beauty, Mount Buffalo, Mount Hotham, Mudgeegonga, Myrtleford, Nug Nug, Ovens, Porepunkah, Rosewhite, Running Creek, Selwyn, Smoko, Tawonga, Tawonga South, Upper Gundowring, Wandiligong, Wongungarra and Wonnangatta.