Our Towns

Prior to 1947, Yallourn North was named Brown Coal Mine, after the discovery of brown coal in 1879 and housed the workers who toiled in the mine. The Post Office opened 1917.

Surrounded by undulating hill, the town offers a rural setting...

Traralgon South is a rural locality on the Traralgon Creek, 11 km south of Traralgon.

Soon after farmers took up selections in the area a school was opened in a private farm house in 1879. There have since been at least three replacement...

The small historic country town came into existence in 1863 as an important supply depot en route to the Walhalla goldfields. Goods were transported from Port Albert to Toongabbie by bullock wagon and then transferred to packhorses and mules fo...

Tyers is a small town 10 kilometres north-west of Traralgon with new subdivisions opening up offering a rural setting for new residents. The township was known as ‘Boola Boola’ until 1852 at which time it was named after the surveyor and explor...

Yinnar is located in the picturesque Morwell River Valley with views of the Strzelecki Ranges. Situated 20 kilometres south west of Morwell, the township provides a rural residential area for those employed in the Latrobe Valley’s industrial, e...

Nestled in the foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges, Boolarra takes its name from the Kurnai word meaning ‘plenty’.  Surrounded by farmland and bush, the town has a strong community spirit.

The Post Office opened on 1st September 1884 prio...

Just a 10 minute drive north of Traralgon is the peaceful township of Glengarry.  The town was established in 1883 with the construction of the railway line and was first known as La Trobe. It was later renamed Glengarry in 1884.

The sho...

Churchill was created by the Victorian Government in the 1960s to house workers and their families who were constructing the Hazelwood Power Station. The town was first known as Hazelwood after a pastoral run established in 1844, but in 1965, t...

As the largest town in Latrobe City, Traralgon offers wide, tree-lined streets and spacious parkland whilst also being the region’s entertainment capital flush with alfresco dining options and a thriving pub and club scene. Take in a live show ...

At the heart of Latrobe City you’ll find the town of Morwell. Home to the world famous Morwell Centenary Rose Garden, a rose filled parkland of over 3500 roses which invites the visitor to relax and explore the tremendous variety of blooms, bes...

Nestled between the Great Dividing Range and the Strzelecki Hills, Moe welcomes the Melbourne visitor to Latrobe Valley. Offering an active town centre for shopping and dining, with nearby bushland and lakes providing great recreational activit...

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