Jindivick

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Jindivick
Victoria
Jindivick is located in Baw Baw Shire
Jindivick
Jindivick
Coordinates38°02′0″S 145°54′0″E / 38.03333°S 145.90000°E / -38.03333; 145.90000Coordinates: 38°02′0″S 145°54′0″E / 38.03333°S 145.90000°E / -38.03333; 145.90000
Population514 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3818
LGA(s)Shire of Baw Baw
CountyBuln Buln
State electorate(s)Narracan
Federal Division(s)Monash
Localities around Jindivick:
Neerim East
Labertouche Jindivick Neerim South
Labertouche Rokeby Crossover

Jindivick is a town in Victoria, Australia, located on Jacksons Track, in the Shire of Baw Baw.

The first Drouin Post Office opened on 5 April 1876, was renamed Jindivick in 1878 and Drouin West within months. Jindivick Post Office opened again in 1880 and was renamed Tarago in 1888. The third Jindivick Post Office opened later in 1888 and closed in 1994.[2]

Places of interest[edit]

  • Jack's At Jindivick restaurant- Jacksons Track
  • Jindi Cafe/ Jindivick General Store - Jacksons Track
  • Broughton Lodge Bed And Breakfast - Palmer Road
  • Jindivick Cricket Ground (Kydd-Parke Reserve): 1120 Jacksons Track
  • Jindi Cheese - Old Telegraph Road
Jindi Cheese has become well known through their products that are found in wineries, delicatessens and major supermarkets. Jindi Cheese is Australia's largest specialty cheese manufacturer. Jindi Cheese sells many types of Cheese including Brie, Triple Cream Brie, Camembert and Blue cheeses.[3]
  • Laurie Collins sculpture garden, main Jindivick Rd
  • Nangara Reserve a lovely nature walk and horse ride set in a revegetated quarry area with work by local sculptor Graham Duell
  • Bradley Hall art Gallery run by international artist Gary Miles (open on weekends)
  • B'zarte Art Gallery corner of Main Jindivick Rd and Jacksons Track
  • Rokeby reserve, featuring the Rokeby to Crossover Rail Trail through a range of vegetation

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Jindivick (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-08-05.
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11
  3. ^ Jindi Cheese, retrieved 2008-12-31