DemographicsDrysdale is approximately 42.47 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Drysdale was 4275. The population is 47% male and 53% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Drysdale are $1800 to $2399. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $275 to $349.
DescriptionA popular youth music and performing arts venue, affectionately labelled 'The Potato Shed' is located in the back of Drysdale. The industrial size venue is the site of 'Battle of The Bands', a yearly music festival which has seen a number of local bands make a name for themselves in a popular setting. Drysdale is a rural township near Geelong, Victoria, Australia, located on the Bellarine Peninsula. Drysdale is 91 km (57 mi) from Melbourne. Drysdale has several primary and high schools, including Saint Ignatius College, the senior campus of Bellarine Secondary College, and a campus of Christian College. The local football club is the Drysdale Hawks, who play Australian Rules Football and compete in the Bellarine Football League.The Hawks were formed in 1879 and have won 15 premiership titles, the last in 2010. The Bellarine Rail Trail also runs through the town.
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