Regions of Victoria

The Barwon region is located to the south west of Melbourne. The gold mining town of Geelong. Take the Great Ocean Road to experience the best the area has to offer.

The Central Highlands, which include the towns of Ballarat and Ararat, is steeped in history. Gold Mining in the area brought wealth, missery, characters, and events. Ballarat was the scene of Australia's most famous civil insurrection, the Eureka Stockade.

The Region of East Gippsland, at the Far Eastern tip of Victoria, extends from the Snowy Mountains to the sea. In the ancient forests of East Gippsland you can find Victoria's largest tree - an Errinundra Shining Gum named the 'Touchwood Tree'.

Gippsland is an area of more than 500 kilometres. It is in the eastern part of Victoria and stretches from Westernport Bay and the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne, to the New South Wales border.

The Loddon and Campaspe Rivers both originate in the Great Dividing Range, and are tributaries of the Murray River.

Melbourne skyline

Melbourne is often called the world's most livable city. Evidence of the city's multiculturalism is everywhere - in the mouth-watering variety of its cuisine, in its historic Chinese, Italian and other precincts, and in the heterogeneity of its people.