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Apsley, Victoria

Apsley is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is on the Wimmera Highway, in the Shire of West Wimmera, 420 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, and 7 kilometres east of the South Australian border. The town is named after Apsley House in Londo ...

                                               

Arcadia, Victoria

Arcadia is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is on Kennedys Road, in the City of Greater Shepparton, south of Shepparton. At the 2016 census, Arcadia had a population of 217. The local railway station on the Goulburn Valley line opened on 1 ...

                                               

Archies Creek, Victoria

Archies Creek is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is located between the Dalyston - Glen Forbes Road and Loch-Wonthaggi Road, on the Archies Creek Road, in the Bass Coast Shire, north-west of Wonthaggi. Much of the development in this part ...

                                               

Ardmona, Victoria

Ardmona is a locality in the Goulburn Valley of central Victoria, Australia. It is 10 km west of Shepparton and located in the City of Greater Shepparton local government area. The Midland Highway passes through the south of Ardmona. The town tak ...

                                               

Armstrong, Victoria

Armstrong is a town in Victoria, Australia, located on the Western Highway, north of Ararat, in the local government area of Rural City of Ararat. The population at the 2016 census was 88. The town began as a gold-mining settlement, with a Post O ...

                                               

Arnold, Victoria

Arnold is a small town in the Australian state of Victoria. It is located on Bridgewater - Dunolly Road, in the Shire of Loddon. The town was originally named Kangadaar, however the creek crossing below the town was Arnold Bridge which the town m ...

                                               

Arthurs Creek, Victoria

Arthurs Creek is a town in Victoria, Australia, 33 kilometres north-east of Melbournes Central Business District. Its local government area is the Shire of Nillumbik. At the 2016 census, Arthurs Creek had a population of 496. It is named after He ...

                                               

Ascot (Ballarat)

Ascot is a rural district in Victoria, Australia, 10 km west of Creswick in the City of Ballarat. At the 2016 census, Ascot had a population of 96. A post office named "Ascot" opened on 11 October 1858 and closed in 1969.

                                               

Ascot (Bendigo)

Ascot is a northern suburb of Bendigo, in the City of Greater Bendigo in the Australian state of Victoria. At the 2016 census, Ascot had a population of 1.968. It was surveyed in 1874 and proclaimed a town in 1875. It is separated from the town o ...

                                               

Ashbourne, Victoria

Ashbourne is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is located on Falloons Road in the Shire of Macedon Ranges, to the west of Woodend. At the 2016 census, Ashbourne and the surrounding area had a population of 196. Ashbourne Post Office opened ...

                                               

Aubrey, Victoria

Aubrey is a town west of Warracknabeal in Victoria. One of the earliest settlers in Aubrey was Mr F Rodda, who came from South Australia and purchased land in Aubrey in 1892. Water was a particular problem to the early farmers as they depended en ...

                                               

Australia Felix

Australia Felix was an early name given by Thomas Mitchell to lush pasture in parts of western Victoria he explored in 1836 on his third expedition. On this expedition Mitchell was instructed to travel to Menindee, then down the Darling River to ...

                                               

Avon Wilderness Park

The reserve is contiguous with the southern border of the Alpine National Park and was declared in 1987. It protects 39.650 hectares 98.000 acres of mountain ash and sub-alpine woodlands. Although there are no walking or vehicle tracks inside the ...

                                               

Axe Creek, Victoria

Axe Creek is a small town 15 km from Bendigo in central Victoria, Australia. It is located in the City of Greater Bendigo local government area. The McIvor Highway passes through to the north of Axe Creek. Axe Creek is named after a nearby creek ...

                                               

Axedale

Axedale is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is located on the McIvor Highway, in the City of Greater Bendigo, east of Bendigo. It was surveyed and proclaimed in 1861. At the 2011 census, Axedale had a population of 874. The town is nestled ...

                                               

Baarmutha, Victoria

Baarmutha is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is located on Diffey Road in the Shire of Indigo, south of Beechworth. Baarmutha Post Office opened on 1 October 1875 and closed in 1968.

                                               

Baddaginnie, Victoria

Baddaginnie is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is located on the North East railway line, in the Rural City of Benalla, 12 kilometres south-west of Benalla itself on the old Hume Highway. It is situated in mainly flat unforested country, ...

                                               

Badger Creek, Victoria

Badger Creek is a town in Victoria, Australia, 53 km north-east from Melbournes central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2016 census, Badger Creek had a population of 1.563. Badger Creek is near th ...

                                               

Bald Hills, Victoria

Bald Hills is a locality in central Victoria, Australia, in the Hepburn Shire local government area, 107 kilometres west of the state capital, Melbourne, and 14 kilometres north of Ballarat. The area is about 442 metres above sea level. The area ...

                                               

Ballarat–Skipton Rail Trail

The Ballarat–Skipton Trail in western Victoria, Australia, runs 53 kilometres along the old Skipton railway line from western Ballarat, southwest through Haddon, Smythesdale and Pittong to Skipton. The trail was in poor condition for many years b ...

                                               

Balliang East, Victoria

Balliang East is a small town 45 km west of Melbourne. The Local Government Area is the Shire of Moorabool while the population of the town is 147. Balliang East post office opened on the 1/8/1911 and closed on the 24/11/1958. The people of Balli ...

                                               

Balmoral, Victoria

Balmoral is a township in the Shire of Southern Grampians in the Western District of Victoria, Australia. At the 2016 census, Balmoral and the surrounding area had a population of 294. The township was settled in the early 1850s, the Post Office ...

                                               

Bamawm

Bamawm is a district in the Australian state of Victoria. The district is located in the Campaspe Shire local government area, 215 kilometres north of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2011 census, Bawmawm and the surrounding area had a popula ...

                                               

Bambill South, Victoria

Bambill South is a locality situated on the Bambill South Road in the Sunraysia region. The place by road, is situated about 6 kilometres east from Kurnwill and 19 kilometres west from Tarrango. Also a lot of farmers settled around this area such ...

                                               

Bambill, Victoria

Bambill is a locality situated on the Redcliffs-Meringur Road in the Sunraysia region. It is about 6 kilometres east from Yarrara and 9 kilometres west from Werrimull. The area was settled in the 1920s, the Post Office opening on 20 April 1926. T ...

                                               

Bandiana, Victoria

Bandiana locality takes its name from the early name for the area, probably from a First Nations toponym. The hill now known as Bears Hill appears as Bandiana Range in early maps and the Street family selected the property Bandiana Park in the la ...

                                               

Bangerang, Victoria

Bangerang is a town near Warracknabeal in Victoria, Australia. The township had a Mutual Improvement Association, Red Cross Society branch and a primary school. Local residents could join the Rifle Club, Cricket Club or go to the public library. ...

                                               

Banksia Park (Victoria)

Banksia Park is a park on the banks of the Yarra River in Heidelberg, a north-eastern suburb of Melbourne. It has wood barbecues, picnic shelter, playground, and a toilet block.

                                               

Banksia Peninsula

Banksia Peninsula is a peninsula in Victoria. It is located at 37°56′S 147°41′E, about 15 kilometres 9 mi south of Bairnsdale on the northern side of the Gippsland Lakes. A long, narrow, sandy peninsula, it is the site of Duck Arm, a popular recr ...

                                               

Banksia Swamp

Banksia Swamp is a swamp in Victoria, Australia. It is located within the Gippsland Lakes complex. The name refers to the plant genus Banksia, which grows in the area.

                                               

Barfold Gorge

Barfold Gorge is a four kilometre long gorge on the Campaspe River at Barfold in Victoria in Australia. It is up to 80 metres deep and has two waterfalls, basalt columns and a lava cave. It was created by a sequence of four or more lava flows whi ...

                                               

Barfold, Victoria

Barfold is a locality situated on the Heathcote-Kyneton Road in Victoria, Australia. It has a community hall, Barfold Hall, and an Anglican church, Barfold Union Church. A significant geological feature in the area is the Barfold Gorge, a four ki ...

                                               

Baringhup

Baringhup is a locality in central Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Mount Alexander, 155 kilometres north west of the state capital, Melbourne. Its most prominent geographical features are the Loddon River and the Cairn Curran ...

                                               

Barkers Creek, Victoria

Barkers Creek is a locality in central Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Mount Alexander, 125 kilometres north west of the state capital, Melbourne. It is essentially an extension of the larger town of Castlemaine, nearby to th ...

                                               

Barnadown

Barnadown is a locality in north central Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the City of Greater Bendigo, 159 kilometres north of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Barnadown had a population of 17.

                                               

Barnawartha, Victoria

Barnawartha is a small town located on the Hume Highway in regional north-east Victoria, Australia, approximately 299 kilometres from Melbourne on the banks of Indigo Creek which runs into the Murray River to the north.

                                               

Barrys Reef, Victoria

Barrys Reef is a town near Blackwood in Australia. The local story of the origin of Barrys Reef refers to a man who was exiled from the town of Blackwood after a drunken brawl so he started walking to find a suitable place to live. After an hour ...

                                               

Barwon Downs

Barwon Downs is a town in Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the foothills of the Otway Ranges, 151 kilometres south west of the state capital, Melbourne. The township was proclaimed on 10 May 1910. In the 2016 census, Barwon Downs had a ...

                                               

Bass, Victoria

Bass is a small rural town 113 kilometres south-east of Melbourne via the South Gippsland and Bass Highways, in the Bass Coast Shire of Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. At the 2006 census, Bass and the surrounding area had a population of 937. The ...

                                               

Bay of Islands Coastal Park

Bay of Islands Coastal Park is a 32 kilometres long coastal reserve located in Victoria, Australia on the Great Ocean Road between Peterborough and Warrnambool. Lookout areas with parking are provided at the Bay of Martyrs, the Bay of Islands, Th ...

                                               

Bealiba

Bealiba is a town in the Australian state of Victoria. The town is located in the Central Goldfields Shire local government area, 207 kilometres north-west of the state capital, Melbourne, and 74 kilometres from the regional city of Bendigo. At t ...

                                               

Bearii, Victoria

Bearii is a small settlement in Victoria, Australia. The town is in the Shire of Moira local government area. Bearii is located 252 kilometres north of the state capital, Melbourne, 18 kilometres north of Waaia and is just south of the Barmah Nat ...

                                               

Bears Castle

Bears Castle is a small faux castle in Yan Yean, Victoria, Australia. The castle was a cob construction from mud and clay with planks of timber in-between the layer of cob with a stone base for foundations. Large tree timbers providing form for t ...

                                               

Bears Lagoon

Bears Lagoon is a locality in north central Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Loddon and on the Loddon Valley Highway, 209 kilometres north west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Bears Lagoon had a population ...

                                               

Beeac

Beeac is a town in the Western District of Victoria, Australia. The town is located on the shore of the hyper-saline Lake Beeac in the Colac Otway Shire local government area, 160 kilometres southwest of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 ...

                                               

Beech Forest, Victoria

Beech Forest is a town in Victoria, Australia. The area of Beech Forest is largely used for potato farming. The town was named after the many myrtle beech trees of the area. Beech Forest Post Office opened on 10 May 1890 and closed in 1994. The t ...

                                               

Bellarine Rail Trail

The Bellarine Trail is a 32 km walking and cycling track on the Bellarine Peninsula, in Victoria, Australia, that follows the route of the former South Geelong to Queenscliff branch line. It runs from South Geelong to Queenscliff, passing through ...

                                               

Bellarine Wetlands Important Bird Area

The Bellarine Wetlands Important Bird Area comprises a group of wetland sites, with a collective area of 46 km 2, at the western end of the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria, south-eastern Australia. The site is important for waterbirds and orange- ...

                                               

Bellbridge, Victoria

Bellbridge is a small town in the state of Victoria. Overlooking the Lake Hume and located near the Bethanga Bridge, Bellbridge is a popular destination for local tourists, especially from the nearby towns of Albury and Wodonga who often come to ...

                                               

Bendigo Box-Ironbark Region

The Bendigo Box-Ironbark Region is a 505 km 2 fragmented and irregularly shaped tract of land that encompasses all the box-ironbark forest and woodland remnants used as winter feeding habitat by swift parrots in the Bendigo-Maldon region of centr ...