Dipton is believed to have been named after Dipton Woods – a beautiful forest in Northern England.
The first settlers arrived in the 1850s, calling the area the Moonlight Ranges.
Farming is the economic backbone of the Dipton area.
Representation and facilities are listed below.
Community Partnership Leader
(03) 235 2789, 021 121 1655
(03) 236 1343, 021 554 737
Dipton Community Development Area Subcommittee
CDA members are: Mike Smith, Kathleen English, Adrian Harris, Sue Melvin, Brian Russell, Colin Smith and Cr Darren Frazer (Council representative).
The Dipton dog map displays where dogs are allowed, where they need a lead and where they are prohibited.