Bellbrae, Victoria

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Bellbrae
Victoria
Bellbrae is located in Surf Coast Shire
Bellbrae
Bellbrae
Coordinates 38°20′S 144°16′E / 38.333°S 144.267°E / -38.333; 144.267Coordinates: 38°20′S 144°16′E / 38.333°S 144.267°E / -38.333; 144.267
Population 1,388 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 3228
LGA(s) Surf Coast Shire
State electorate(s) South Barwon
Federal Division(s) Corangamite
Localities around Bellbrae:
Paraparap Freshwater Creek Torquay
Anglesea Bellbrae Jan Juc
Anglesea, Victoria Bells Beach Jan Juc

Bellbrae is a bounded rural locality in Victoria, Australia located on the Great Ocean Road between Torquay and Anglesea. At the 2006 census, Bellbrae had a population of 1,388.[1]

History[edit]

Bellbrae Post Office opened on 1 July 1923 (renamed from an earlier Jan Juc office) and closed in 1982.[2]

Facilities[edit]

Bellbrae has a public hall, a football oval where the Aireys Inlet Eels (a junior Australian Rules club) play their home games, Bellbrae Primary School and a winery.

Community[edit]

Bellbrae is mainly home to hobby farms and/or produce farms. An estimated 500 residents live in an area of 12 km².

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Bellbrae (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11