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Suburb profile: Beaufort, VIC 3373

Beaufort is a town in Victoria, Australia. It is located on the Western Highway midway between Ararat and Ballarat, approximately 164km west of Melbourne.

At the 2016 census, Beaufort had a population of 1,539.

Beaufort has two state schools, Beaufort Primary School and Beaufort Secondary College. Adult education programs are run from the Beaufort Community House & Learning Centre.

The Western Highway runs through the town and is the main highway between Melbourne and Adelaide and is serviced by railway at the Beaufort railway station on the Ararat railway line.

Beaufort is primarily known around the state for the five-day music and arts festival, the Rainbow Serpent Festival which has been held since 1998 during January on the outskirts of the town.

Great for

  • Clean & Green
  • Country Lovers
  • Outdoor recreation
  • History

Who lives here?

  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Country Lovers

Reference: Wikipedia

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