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Point Addis Marine National Park

The Point Addis Marine National Park is a protected marine national park located near Anglesea on the Surf Coast region of Victoria, Australia. The 4.600-hectare marine park extends along 10 kilometres of coastline east of Anglesea, around Point ...

Point Danger (Portland)

Point Danger is a headland on the coast of south-western Victoria, Australia. It lies at the western end of Portland Bay, on the northern side of Bass Strait, about 6 km south-south-east of the city of Portland. Cape Nelson lies 2.5 km to the sou ...

Point Danger (Torquay)

Point Danger is a limestone headland on the coast of south-western Victoria, Australia on the northern side of Bass Strait. It is adjacent to the coastal town of Torquay, separating the towns front and back surfing beaches. It is the site of Torq ...

Pomonal, Victoria

Pomonal is a town in western Victoria, Australia within the Rural City of Ararat local government area, 245 kilometres north west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Pomonal had a population of 322.

Port Albert

Port Albert is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia, on the coast of Corner Inlet on the Yarram - Port Albert Road, 82 kilometres south-east of Morwell, 236 kilometres south-east of Melbourne, in the Shire of Wellington. At the 2016 census, Port ...

Port Campbell

Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Great Ocean Road, west of the Twelve Apostles, in the Shire of Corangamite. At the 2016 census, Port Campbell had a population of 478.

Port Fairy to Warrnambool Important Bird Area

The Port Fairy to Warrnambool Important Bird Area comprises a 14 km 2 strip of coastal land lying between the town of Port Fairy to the west and the regional city of Warrnambool to the east, in south-western Victoria, Australia.

Port Fairy to Warrnambool Rail Trail

The Port Fairy - Warrnambool Trail is a 37 kilometre trail in southwestern Victoria, Australia. The official opening of the trail took place on 31 May 2012 at the Koroit Railway station building. The trail begins in Port Fairy, running north then ...

Port Welshpool, Victoria

Port Welshpool is a town in the South Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. It is located 191 km south-east of Melbourne, on Corner Inlet and in 2006 had a population of 191.

Powelltown, Victoria

Powelltown is a town in Victoria, Australia, 70 km east of Melbournes central business district. Its local government area is the Shire of Yarra Ranges. At the 2016 Census, Powelltown had a population of 217.

Prairie, Victoria

Prairie is a locality in north central Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Loddon, 208 kilometres north west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Prairie had a population of 66.

Pretty Sally

Pretty Sally or Pretty Sally Hill is a dormant volcanic cone located between Wallan and Kilmore in Victoria, Australia. It is 529 metres above sea level. It arises from the surrounding open undulating plains of a broad gap in the Great Dividing R ...

Princetown, Victoria

Princetown is a small coastal village 14 kilometres 8.7 mi east of Port Campbell in Victoria, Australia - located on the Great Ocean Road. It hosts a pub which doubles as a general store, a post office and some accommodation options. The hamlet p ...

Pulpit Rock (Cape Schanck)

Pulpit Rock is a rock located in Cape Schanck, Victoria, Australia. It is in the Mornington Peninsula National Park, near the Bass Strait. Pulpit Rock is a geological formation created by volcanic activity over millions of years. Its base is call ...

Purnim, Victoria

Purnim is a township in Victoria, Australia. The town is located 250 kilometres south west of the state capital, Melbourne, on the Hopkins Highway midway between Warrnambool and Mortlake. At the 2006 census, Purnim and the surrounding area had a ...

Lake Purrumbete

Lake Purrumbete is a volcanic lake located in the Western District of Victoria, Australia. Lake Purrumbete is approximately 15 kilometres east of the town of Camperdown. The lake is in a shallow maar. The water is crystal clear most times of the ...

Pyalong

Pyalong is a town in central Victoria, Australia. The town is located on the Northern Highway, in the Shire of Mitchell local government area, 90 kilometres from the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2011 census, Pyalong had a population of 459. I ...

Pyramid Hill

Pyramid Hill is a town in Victoria, Australia in the Shire of Loddon 234 kilometres north of Melbourne and 86 kilometres north of Bendigo. At the 2011 census, Pyramid Hill had a population of 419. The town has a railway station. The town is named ...

Quambatook

Quambatook is a town in northern Victoria, Australia. The town is located on the Avoca River in the Shire of Gannawarra local government area, 302 kilometres from the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census Quambatook had a population of 249 ...

Rathscar, Victoria

Rathscar is a Central Victorian town. Gold was mined in the area. The area to the east of the Avoca River known as Rathscar West was surveyed in 1899. Rathscar straddles both the Pyrenees Shire and the Shire of Central Goldfields.

Ravenswood, Victoria

Ravenswood is a locality in north central Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the City of Greater Bendigo local government area, 136 kilometres north of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Ravenswood had a population of 436.

Raywood, Victoria

Raywood is a town in northern Victoria, Australia. The town is in the City of Greater Bendigo, 185 kilometres north of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Raywood had a population of 318. Raywood Post Office opened on 4 January 1864 ...

Red Hill Mine

The Red Hill Mine at Sovereign Hill is a mine in Ballarat East, Victoria, Australia, that was one of the first major mines in the Eureka Stockade. It has tours led by a voice that trails the visitor through the mine. It is 76 steps down and rough ...

Red Hill Rail Trail

Red Hill Trail is a 6.5 kilometre trail connecting Red Hill with Merricks, on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. It is primarily used by horse riders. It has gravel, dirt and grass surfaces.

Red Lion, Victoria

Red Lion is a locality in central Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Central Goldfields, 157 kilometres north west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Red Lion had a population of 120.

Redbank, Victoria

Redbank is a locality in central Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Pyrenees local government area, 151 kilometres west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Redbank had a population of 94.

Reedy Creek, Victoria

Reedy Creek is a locality in central Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Mitchell local government area, 99 kilometres north of the state capital, Melbourne. It is at 358 metres elevation. At the 2016 census, Reedy Creek had a po ...

County of Ripon

The County of Ripon is one of the 37 counties of Victoria which are part of the cadastral divisions of Australia, used for land titles. The county includes the plains of the Western District from Ballarat in the east to the Grampians in the west. ...

Ripplebrook, Victoria

Ripplebrook is a small township 15 minutes south west of Drouin and 25 minutes north east of Lang Lang. It is 1 hour and 25 minutes from Melbournes CBD. As of the 2006 Australian Census, Ripplebrook has a population of 221. Ripplebrook is mainly ...

Rochford, Victoria

Rochford is a small settlement and locality in the Macedon Ranges Shire, in Victoria, Australia, on the Lancefield-Woodend Road. The district once contained a number of public and religious buildings, all of which now appear to have been removed ...

Rokewood, Victoria

Rokewood is a small rural township in Victoria, Australia in the Golden Plains Shire, 133 kilometres west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Rokewood and the surrounding area had a population of 217.

Rosebery, Victoria

Rosebery is a locality in western Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Yarriambiack local government area, 325 kilometres west north west of the state capital, Melbourne on the Henty Highway. At the 2016 census, Rosebery had a pop ...

Rosebrook, Victoria

Rosebrook is a locality in south west Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Moyne, 282 kilometres west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Rosebrook had a population of 132.

Rosewhite, Victoria

Rosewhite is a rural locality in north-east Victoria, Australia in the Alpine Shire local government area. At the 2011 census, Rosewhite had a population of 168. It lies beside Happy Valley Creek which commences at the top of the Rosewhite valley ...

Rossbridge

Rossbridge is a town in the north west region of Victoria, Australia. It is approximately 229 kilometres west of the states capital, Melbourne. Rossbridge has a population of 32, as of the 2016 Census. Established on the Ararat to coast road in t ...

Mount Rowan

Mount Rowan is a small extinct volcano on the edge of the city of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. It was also known as Waldies Hill. It is 518 metres above sea level. The lava flows from the volcano are thought to be from 2.1 million to 2.9 millio ...

Rowsley, Victoria

Rowsley is a rural locality in Victoria, Australia. The locality is approximately 50 kilometres west of Melbourne in the Shire of Moorabool local government area.

Ruffy, Victoria

Ruffy is a town in Victoria, Australia. It straddles the border of the Shire of Strathbogie and the Shire of Murrindindi, 175 kilometres north of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Ruffy and the surrounding area had a population of ...

Rupanyup

Rupanyup is a small town in rural Victoria, Australia. As of the 2016 census, it had a population of 536. The name Rupanyup is an Aboriginal word meaning branch hanging over water. The Post Office opened on 22 February 1875 as Karkarooc and was r ...

Rushworth Box-Ironbark Region

The Rushworth Box-Ironbark Region is a 510 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 endangered swift parrots in the Rushworth-Heathco ...

Rushworth, Victoria

Rushworth is a township in Victoria, Australia. It is located 157 kilometres north of Melbourne and, at the 2016 Census, had a population of 1.335.

Sailors Falls, Victoria

Sailors Falls is a locality in central Victoria, Australia. The locality is in the Shire of Hepburn, 108 kilometres north west of the state capital, Melbourne. The locality is named for the eponymous falls on Sailors Creek, a tributary of the Lod ...

St Andrews, Victoria

St Andrews is a town in Victoria, Australia, 52 km north-east of Melbournes Central Business District. Its local government area is the Shire of Nillumbik. At the 2016 Census, St Andrews had a population of 1.226. St Andrews is well known for its ...

St James, Victoria

St James is a town in northern Victoria, Australia. The town is located in the Shire of Moira local government area, 238 kilometres north of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, St James had a population of 132. The town of St James ...

Sandford, Victoria

Sandford is a bounded rural locality of the Shire of Glenelg local government area, Victoria, Australia south of Casterton. At the 2006 census, Sandford and surrounding area had a population of 287. Redrawing of the statistical boundaries reduced ...

Sandon, Victoria

Sandon is a locality in central Victoria, Australia. The locality is split between the Shire of Mount Alexander and the Shire of Hepburn, 106 kilometres north west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Sandon had a population of 81 ...

Scarsdale, Victoria

Scarsdale is a small town in rural Victoria, Australia, and approximately 25km south west of Ballarat. It is situated in the north-western part of Golden Plains Shire, on the bank of the Woady Yaloak River and is primarily an agricultural communi ...

Scotchmans Lead, Victoria

Scotchmans Lead, a rural locality 6 km from Buninyong, in South Western Victoria, Australia, sits between the Yarrowee River, Midland Highway and Scotchmans Lead Road. It has recently been renamed Scotchmans Lead from Yarrowee, after a proposal b ...

Scotsburn, Victoria

Scotsburn is a locality in Victoria, Australia. It is approximately 16 kilometres from Ballarat on the Midland Highway toward Geelong. Its local government areas are the Shire of Moorabool and the City of Ballarat.

Scotts Creek, Victoria

Scotts Creek is a locality in south-west Victoria, Australia, in the Corangamite Shire, 210 kilometres south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Scotts Creek had a population of 248.