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The Goldfields , Bendigo, Castlemaine, Maldon, Ballarat, Creswick, Avoca, Maryborough, Inglewood, Wedderburn, Charlton, Victoria, Australia

The Goldfields The Gold Rush from 1850 to 1900 brought many immigrants into the region and forms much of its history. The Goldfields is now a popular tourist destination with many gold related attractions and the preservation of the Victorian architecture. The main towns of the area are Bendigo, Castlemaine, Ballarat, Creswick, Maryborough, Wedderburn and… Read More

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Swan Hill, 3585, Victoria, Australia

Swan Hill is approximately 335 kilometres north west of Melbourne. The old river port on the shores of the Murray River has become a major holiday centre. Fishing, boating and water sports are popular on the river and nearby lakes. Swan Hill is home to the Giant Murray Cod. Swan Hill Accommodation… Read More

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Sorrento, 3943 (Mornington Peninsula), Victoria, Australia

Accommodation in Sorrento, an historic coastal town with beautiful bay and ocean beaches, near the tip of the Mornington Peninsula.

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Stawell, 3380, Victoria, Australia

The town of Stawell is around 130 kilometres north west of Ballarat, and is popular is a base for tours to the Grampians. The Stawell Gift annual foot race has been run on Easter Monday since 1878. Stawell Accommodation… Read More

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Shepparton, 3630, Victoria, Australia

Shepparton is 172 kilometres north of Melbourne, and is viewed by some as the capital city of the Goulburn Valley. It is home to 4000ha of orchards and 4000ha of market gardens. Shepparton Accommodation… Read More

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Sale, 3850 (Lakes and Wilderness), Victoria, Australia

The city of Sale is located in the Lakes and Wilderness region, round 200 kilometres east of Melbourne, and is the main administrative centre of the area. Sale Accommodation… Read More

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Seymour, 3660, Victoria, Australia

Seymour, Central Victoria Seymour, in Central Victoria, near the junction of the Hume and Goulburn Valley Highways approximately 100km north of Melbourne, on the banks of the Goulburn River. Seymour is also on the Melbourne to Sydney rail line. Seymour is the largest town in Mitchell Shire. The military base of Puckapunyal is close by… Read More

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Queenscliff, 3225, Victoria, Australia

The small town of Queenscliff is situated at the entrance to Port Phillip, on the Bellamarine Peninsula. The town’s main industry is tourism. Maritime Museum Queenscliffe Local Council: Borough of Queenscliff and Queenscliff Visitors Information Centre Queenscliff Accommodation… Read More

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Rutherglen, 3685 (High Country), Victoria, Australia

Rutherglen, a major town in the High Country region, is also the centre of one of the most prominent winegrowing areas in Victoria. Rutherglen is in the Indigo Shire Council area. Rutherglen Accommodation… Read More

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Pyrenees Wine Region, Moonambel, Avoca, Beaufort, Redbank, Victoria, Australia

The Pyrenees region in central Victoria, just west of Ballarat, was named after the French mountain range, the Pyrenees Wine Region of Victoria is becoming very well regarded. The main towns in the area are Beaufort, Avoca, Moonambel and Redbank. The area is agricultural, predominantly cereal and hay, wool, viticulture and forestry. The Western Highway… Read More

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