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Cowes, VIC

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Cowes Statistics

Location Details
  • Region

    Phillip Island
  • Population

  • Nearest Capital

  • Nearest Airport

    Melbourne moorabbin 119km
  • Median House Price

  • April Temp °C
    20 / 13

Cowes is the main township on Phillip Island in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. It is about two hours’ drive from Melbourne and can also be reached by coach, or passenger ferry from Stony Point on the Mornington Peninsula.


Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.

Data source: Department of Health Commonwealth declared hospitals [2021], Australia Post. Google [2021]

Amenities within 50km of Cowes

Doctors & Allied Health
Post Office
Bars & Eateries
Groceries & Convenience


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Comparison to median State house price

Property in Cowes

Based on LGA data

Median House Price


Rental House Median Price Per Month


Attached Dwelling Median Price


Data source: ABS, [2019, 2020], LGA updated [2021], Corelogic [2024]

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    Data source: ABS [2016, 2017]

    Jobs in Cowes

    Based on LGA data

    Median Salary Per Year


    Median Personal Income Per Week


    Median Family Income Per Week



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    Number of Institutions


    Data sources:

    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, Wikipedia, 4icu.

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    Schools And Universities in Cowes

    Education within 25KM of Cowes

    28 Childcare Centres
    victorian ymca community programming pty ltd at phillip island leisure centre childcare and vacation care
    phillip island early learning centre
    somers primary school oshc program - bsc/asc
    somers preschool
    crib point preschool
    one tree defence childcare unit cerberus
    crib point early learning centre
    balnarring early learning centre
    balnarring preschool
    san remo primary school outside school hours care
    elysium oshc - bittern
    san remo kindergarten
    bittern preschool
    bass coast family day care
    hastings child care centre
    hastings kindergarten
    mornington peninsula family day care
    st mary's child care service
    wallaroo community centre
    westernport child care centre
    camp australia - tyabb railway station primary school oshc
    bass valley childcare centre
    tyabb village children's centre
    tyabb preschool
    red hill memorial preschool
    monterosso early learning
    penbank early learning centre
    camp australia - woodleigh school penbank campus oshc
    5 High Schools
    newhaven college
    western port secondary college
    padua college - tyabb campus
    dromana secondary college
    flinders christian community college

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