Goongerah, Victoria

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Goongerah
Victoria
Goongerah is located in Shire of East Gippsland
Goongerah
Goongerah
Coordinates 37°21′0″S 148°42′0″E / 37.35000°S 148.70000°E / -37.35000; 148.70000Coordinates: 37°21′0″S 148°42′0″E / 37.35000°S 148.70000°E / -37.35000; 148.70000
Population 60 (est)[citation needed]
Postcode(s) 3888
Location
LGA(s) Shire of East Gippsland
State electorate(s) Gippsland East
Federal Division(s) Division of Gippsland

Goongerah is a community on the Brodribb River, located in Gippsland, Australia, near Mount Ellery. The town's population is about sixty.

Goongerah Post Office opened on 21 November 1952 and closed in 1974.[1] Goongerah has one of the smallest primary schools in Victoria, with about 11 students.

Goongerah is home to GECO (the Goongerah Environment Centre Office), which is dedicated to conserving and managing the Old Growth Forests in East Gippland such as Goolengook.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11