Mount Shadwell Quarry


Mount Shadwell Quarry is fully owned and operated by Moyne Shire Council and provides scoria products to the construction and roadwork industries, as well as farmers, trades and the home handy person. The quarry is located 3km north of Mortlake on the Ararat-Mortlake Road, and provides products including crushed rock for roadworks, fine aggregate, dust for pipe bedding and course aggregate for filters and landscaping.

The quarry was established in the 1920s to provide railway ballast and as a source of material for road construction. It has operated for many years under the control of the previous Shire of Mortlake, and now Moyne Shire Council.

The quarry is open Monday to Thursday from 7.30am to 4.15pm and on Fridays from 7.30am to 3.45pm.

Surplus Aggregate

Mt Shadwell Quarry has surplus 10 - 15mm aggregate for sale at the discounted price of $16m3 - usually costs $22m3. This product is perfect for calf pads or drainage purposes and will be offered until the surplus pile is sold out.

Please contact Keith Hargreaves, Quarry Supervisor for further information on how to purchase this product 0419 386 768 or visit the quarry.


Fossicking is available on Friday, Saturday and Sundays

Bookings are essential, to book please contact the Information centre (03) 5599 2899.

Visitors are required to follow an induction session and sign an indemnity form.


Quarry price list(PDF, 34KB)

Quarry indemnity form(PDF, 38KB)


Phone - (03) 5558 7888
Mobile - 0466 207 836
Email -