Wallace, Victoria

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Wallace
Victoria
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Wallace Hotel
Wallace is located in Shire of Moorabool
Wallace
Wallace
Coordinates 37°33′0″S 144°03′0″E / 37.55000°S 144.05000°E / -37.55000; 144.05000Coordinates: 37°33′0″S 144°03′0″E / 37.55000°S 144.05000°E / -37.55000; 144.05000
Postcode(s) 3352
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Moorabool
State electorate(s) Buninyong
Federal Division(s) Ballarat
Localities around Wallace:
Bungaree Springbank Gordon
Bungaree Wallace Gordon
Bungaree Millbrook Gordon

Wallace is a town in Victoria, Australia in the Shire of Moorabool local government area, 99 kilometres (62 mi) north-west of the state capital, Melbourne.

The township was established in the 1880s. Wallace Post Office opened on 2 October 1885 and closed on 26 February 1993.[1]

Wallace was the birthplace of Edmond Hogan, twice Victorian Premier in the 1920s.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 11 April 2008. 
  2. ^ Jonas, Pam. "'Hogan, Edmond John (Ned) (1883 - 1964)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Australian National University. Retrieved 21 July 2007.