Hepburn Springs Tourism, Australia

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Hepburn Springs is a resort town located in the middle of the largest concentration of mineral springs in Australia. It is in Victoria, 48 km northeast of Ballarat. At the 2011 census, Hepburn had a population of 459 and Hepburn Springs had a population of 241. Total population of Hepburn-Hepburn Springs was 700 and the Daylesford-Hepburn Springs area had a population of 3,265. The town is named after Captain John Hepburn who was an early squatter of central Victoria. Hepburn and Hepburn Springs are twin towns which are often badged together under the Hepburn Springs name. Hepburn Springs was originally known as "Spring Creek" and Hepburn as "Old Racecourse". Old Racecourse is the location of the recreation reserve and "new racecourse" is Victoria Park in nearby Daylesford. Both Hepburn and Hepburn Springs were located on the Jim Crow Diggings and the towns were settled by miners in the 1850s, predominantly from England, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and France. The Hepburn Post Office opened on 1 January 1854 and closed in 1964. Later, the Hepburn Springs Post Office opened on 1 October 1908 Today the village is known as a tourist destination spa town where visitors can sample the local mineral waters, and has spa and massage retreats, three cafes, six restaurants, four food takeaway venues, two pubs, a live music venue, three bars, a general store, shops and galleries. Hepburn Springs is predominantly Edwardian architecture unlike the Victorian architecture of nearby Daylesford. This is due to the devastation of the 1906 bushfire which destroyed most buildings in the settlement. Hepburn Springs is located in the Wombat State Forest between former volcanoes - Mt Franklin and Wombat Hill. The prevalence of mineral water in the area is related to the distance from the great dividing range and the volcanic nature of the geology.

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Facts and Stats for Hepburn Springs*

  • Pollution Statistics in Hepburn Springs

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    • Air Pollution 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 28.13 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 36.11 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.56 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36.11 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.22 (Low)
  • Hepburn Springs: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Hepburn Springs for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Hepburn Springs.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 42.5 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 66.67 (High)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 80 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 55 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 30 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 60 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 45 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 70 (High)
  • Living in Hepburn Springs - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 40.83 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 28.02 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 16.15 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 92.59 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Hepburn Springs

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hepburn Springs

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.2 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 103.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 73.76 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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