Town/Region Profiles


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Erica

Erica is a town in Victoria, Australia, located on Rawson Road, in the Shire of Baw Baw. The area was generally known as Upper Moondarra in the early 1900s, the township of Erica beginning to grow after construction of the railway line from Moe to Walhalla, which passed through the area. When the station opened in 1910 it was named Harris, but had been renamed Erica after a nearby mountain by 1914. As a consequence, the Post Office opened on 14 July 1910 as Upper Moondarra and was renamed Erica…
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Hernes Oak

Location: 1.5 km south of Yallourn, near Haunted Hills and only minutes from Moe/Newborugh. Named: After Herne’s ghost which appeared by an oak tree and terrified cattle in The Merry Wives of Windsor. (Blake) A semi rural are located between Moe and Morwell with easy access to the Princes Fwy. Mostly small acreage properties are spread through some larger broad acre farms throughout the district.…
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Hill End

Hill End, Victoria From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Population: 448[1] Postcode: 3825 Location: 95 km (59 mi) SE of Melbourne 60 km (37 mi) SE of Belgrave 26 km (16 mi) NW of Moe 25 km (16 mi) N of Trafalgar LGA: Shire of Baw Baw State electorate: Narracan Federal Division: McMillan Hill End is a town in the West Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. The town is in the Shire of Baw Baw Local government area, 104 kilometres (65 mi) east of the state capital, Melbourne.…
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Moe

Moe Real Estate, Victoria.
Moe, Victoria From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Population: 15,582[1] Postcode: 3825 Coordinates: 38°10′20″S 146°16′04″ECoordinates: 38°10′20″S 146°16′04″E Location: 135 km (84 mi) from Melbourne 21 km (13 mi) from Morwell LGA: City of Latrobe County: Buln Buln State electorate: Narracan Federal Division: McMillan Moe (i/ˈmoʊ.i/ MOH-ee)[2] is a city[3] in the Latrobe Valley of Gippsland…
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Moe South

The semi-rural to rural district of Moe South features meandering hills rolling toward the more southern districts of Coalville & Narracan, to the east at Hernes Oak and to the west Trafalgar South and Thorpdale. The centrepiece of this area is the winding Narracan Creek that flows through the Narracan Valley down through Moe and into the Latrobe River on the northern side of town. Often promoted as the premiere semi rural area of the Latrobe Valley, property values in the area are often comparable…
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Mountain Rivers Region

WALHALLA & MOUNTAIN RIVERS A great place to come and play HOME Food & Drink Accommodation Historic Attractions Services & Retail Maps Walhalla Vinter Ljusfest 1 to 26 August, 2012. The Valley of the Gods shines in August with special lighting, moving images and sound. See more here >> Mountain River Region All of the our great activities of our region are on offer. Ride the train, tour the mine, take a 4WD adventure or simply relax and enjoy. The Walhalla & Mountain Rivers region…
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Newborough

Newborough Real Estate, Victoria.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Population: 6584 (2006)[1] Postcode: 3825 Location: 137 km (85 mi) E of Melbourne 19 km (12 mi) NW of Morwell 4 km (2 mi) E of Moe cbd LGA: City of Latrobe State electorate: Narracan Federal Division: McMillan Newborough is a town in the Latrobe Valley in Victoria, Australia which shares a border to its west, mostly along the Narracan Creek, with the town of Moe. It can be…
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Rawson

Rawson, Victoria From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Population: 279 (2006)[1] Postcode: 3825 Coordinates: 37.9574°S 146.401°ECoordinates: 37.9574°S 146.401°E Location: 171 km (106 mi) E of Melbourne 37 km (23 mi) N of Moe LGA: Shire of Baw Baw State electorate: Narracan Federal Division: McMillan Rawson is a town in Victoria, Australia, located on Tyers – Thomson Valley Road, in the Shire of Baw Baw. The town was established for workers involved…
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Tanjil South

Tanjil South – Willow Grove & District is a predominantly rural area, with several small villages. Tanjil South – Willow Grove & District is bounded by Yarra Ranges Shire and Mansfield Shire in the north, Wellington Shire in the east, Latrobe City and the localities of Trafalgar East, Trafalgar, Yarragon and Darnum in the south, and the localities of Nilma North, Buln Buln East, Neerim East, Neerim North, Noojee and Loch Valley in the west. This small area includes the localities of Aberfeldy,…
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Trafalgar

Trafalgar, Victoria From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Contingent Street Trafalgar Population: 2,685(2006)[1] Postcode: 3824 Coordinates: Coordinates: 38°12′S 146°09′E Location: 124 km (77 mi) E of Melbourne 11 km (7 mi) W of Moe LGA: Shire of Baw Baw State electorate: Narracan Federal Division: McMillan Trafalgar is a town in the West Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. The town lies on the Princes Highway and main Gippsland railway…
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Walhalla

Walhalla, Victoria From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Not to be confused with Whyalla Population: 9 Postcode: 3825 Elevation: 360 m (1,181 ft) Location: 182 km (113 mi) E of Melbourne 49 km (30 mi) NE of Moe LGA: Shire of Baw Baw State electorate: Narracan Federal Division: McMillan Walhalla is a small town in Victoria, Australia, founded as a gold-mining community in early 1863 and at its peak home to around 2,500 residents. Today, the town…
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Westbury

Westbury, is 116 kms East of Melbourne and 8 kms North of Moe. Predominantly a farming district with the main industry being both dairy farming and beef cattle farming. Located only minutes from the main facilities in Moe, Westbury residents enjoy the priveledge of rural living with in town conveniences only a short drive away.…
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Willow Grove

Willow Grove, Victoria From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Population: 221[1] Postcode: 3825 Elevation: 161 m (528 ft) Location: 142 km (88 mi) E of Melbourne 19 km (12 mi) NE of Moe 12 km (7 mi) NE of Tanjil South LGA: Shire of Baw Baw State electorate:Narracan Federal Division: McMillan Localities around Willow Grove: Tanjil Bren Hill End Willow Grove Tanjil South Willow Grove is a village and rural farming community north…
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Yallourn North

Yallourn North, Victoria From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Population: 1448 (2006)[1] Postcode: 3825 Location: 152 km (94 mi) E of Melbourne 18 km (11 mi) NE of Moe 15 km (9 mi) N of Morwell LGA: City of Latrobe State electorate: Morwell Federal Division: McMillan Localities around Yallourn North: Moe Moondarra Tyers Tanjil South/East Traralgon Hernes Oak Morwell Yallourn North is a small country town in the City of Latrobe, Victoria, Australia. It is approximately…
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