Stawell Gold Mines is located in the Australian State of Victoria, 250km northwest of Melbourne and 2km from the township of Stawell. Stawell is a rural township of approximately 6500 people and is within the Northern Grampians Shire.
The Magdala mine is accessed by a decline from a portal located adjacent to the mill. The mine access development and services are located mainly within basalt. Ground conditions are good and there is no history of major seismic activity.