Regional Development Victoria (RDV) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency in developing rural and regional Victoria. Their focus is on investment attraction, job creation, exports, creating stronger economies, communities and infrastructure to create a strong and growing regional and rural Victoria. 12 Apostles Mountain Bike Classic is grateful in having the support from the Victoria Government and Regional Development Victoria.


Shipwreck Coast Marketing is an industry-driven regional tourism body, directed by a board of 9 representatives tourism operators and other skilled professionals and managed by a small team of professional staff.

Shipwreck Coast Marketing's primary function is to undertake the external promotion of the region, whilst fostering the development of the region's tourism industry. Its intention is to boost visitor numbers, length of stay and visitor expenditure resulting in increased employment and growth of the regional economy.


Located on the Great South Coast, Corangamite Shire covers an area of 4,600 square kilometres and has a population of just over 17,000. Corangamite Shire was formed by an order in Council in September 1994. Its role and responsibilities are provided for by the Local Government Act 1989. Our community is represented by seven councillors across five wards, being North, Central, South Central, South West and Coastal Ward.