Elmhurst has a Primary School, a Bush Nursing Centre, playgroups and a number of recreation facilities including a 9 hole golf course and club house and a newly built recreation reserve facility.  The local hotel serves as a family community hub.  A transport service operates on Fridays & Saturdays to connect people to Ararat, Avoca, Maryborough and Ballarat.

What do people living in Elmhurst say about it?

  • The quiet lifestyle is attractive for retired and senior people to live
  • We like all the clubs and community organisations in our town
  • We love the bush Nursing Centre
  • Our halls, police station and services are important to us
  • The mobile library is popular
  • Magnificent walks and access to the Wimmera river
  • Great place for picnics and fishing
  • picturesque landscape
  • Agriculture, viticulture and local artists are all strong