MATRIX is located at the University of Melbourne’s Creswick campus, 129km west of Melbourne.


Temperature Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean max temperature (°C): 26.9 26.3 23.5 18.2 13.6 11.3 10.3 11.2 14.1 17.2 19.6 23.2
Mean min temperature (°C): 11.0 11.9 9.8 7.0 5.2 2.9 2.4 2.7 4.2 6.0 7.0 9.0

Australian Government: Bureau of Meteorology

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Food and Drink

Creswick has many local cafés, restaurants and pubs. For a comprehensive list of local dining options, please click here.

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Things to do

Creswick is a beautiful and historic town located in the regional area of Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges in Victoria, Australia. Creswick is a former gold mining town and was the site of the original School of Forestry established in 1910. Creswick is also the birth place of the Norman Lindsay, famous author of The Magic Pudding, and former Australian Prime Minister John Curtin.

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Extra-curricular activities in the area include:Creswick images-2

See Creswick Tourism for further information, or visit the Creswick Visitor Information Centre located at 41-43 Albert St in the centre of town.

Creswick Town map (click to enlarge)

Map of Creswick

Creswick is approximately a 20 minute drive to both Daylesford and Ballarat.