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Trafalgar is a town in the West Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. The town lies on the Princes Highway and main Gippsland railway line about 10 kilometres (6 mi) west of Moe. The town backs onto the foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges to the south. The township sits at approximately 70 metres above sea level. At the 2006 census, Trafalgar had a population of 2685.
Trafalgar Post Office opened on 2 June 1879.
Trafalgar is serviced by a number of schools:
- Trafalgar Primary School
- St Josephs School (Primary)
- Trafalgar High School
Trafalgar has an Australian Rules football team, The Bloods, which competes in the Mid Gippsland Football League. In their distinctive colours of blood red with white stripes, The Bloods have had great success since joining the league in 1969, winning nine premierships, their latest being in 2012 when they defeated Newborough by nine points.
Golfers play at the course of the Trafalgar Golf Club on Gibsons Road - a beautifully crafted course in a rural setting, often listed by golfing magazines as one of the best in Australia.
Trafalgar has two lawn bowling clubs, the Trafalgar Bowls Club with two grass greens, situated in Seven Mile Road and the Trafalgar Park Bowling Club with one grass green, on Ashby Street.
- Tim Forsyth, Olympic highjumper, attended Trafalgar Secondary College
- Harold Mitchell, Melbourne based media tycoon and philanthropist.
- Bill Collins, race-caller.
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