Warneet, Victoria

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Warneet
Victoria
Warneet Jetty.jpg
Population 466 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 3980
Location
LGA(s) City of Casey
State electorate(s) Hastings
Federal Division(s) Flinders

Warneet is a town in Victoria, Australia, 55 km (34 mi) south-east of Melbourne's central business district at the head of the large bay of Western Port. Its local government area is the City of Casey. At the 2011 Census, Warneet had a population of 466.[2]

For education, most of the children go to Tooradin Primary School or Koo Wee Rup Secondary College.

History[edit]

Warneet Post Office opened on 1 July 1959 and closed in 1993.[3]

Transport[edit]

Melbourne bus routes operate regularly with several stops located within the town. The town is also easily accessible by car via the South Gippsland Highway, however there is no train station in the town.

Local features[edit]

The town has a general store about a 10 minute walk from the main pier. The pier is known for its fishing and there are many scenic walking tracks along the beach and through the bushland. There is also bird watching available with many exotic and local species.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census QuickStats: Warneet". Australia Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "2011 Census QuickStats: Warneet". Australia Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 17 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 

Coordinates: 38°13′26″S 145°18′32″E / 38.224°S 145.309°E / -38.224; 145.309