Moorooduc, Victoria

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Moorooduc
MelbourneVictoria
Moorooduc is located in Melbourne
Moorooduc
Moorooduc
Coordinates 38°14′49″S 145°06′18″E / 38.247°S 145.105°E / -38.247; 145.105Coordinates: 38°14′49″S 145°06′18″E / 38.247°S 145.105°E / -38.247; 145.105
Population 1,028 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 3933
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Mornington Peninsula
State electorate(s) Mornington, Hastings
Federal Division(s) Flinders
Suburbs around Moorooduc:
Mount Eliza Baxter Somerville
Mornington Moorooduc Tyabb
Mount Martha Tuerong Hastings

Moorooduc is a rural township in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its local government area is the Shire of Mornington Peninsula.

The Moorooduc Highway runs through the locality, being the main route between Melbourne and the Peninsula.

Moorooduc Post Office opened on 27 August 1890 and closed in 1980.[2]

The Mornington Railway Preservation Society operates steam and diesel train services from Moorooduc Railway Station on weekends and public holidays.

A short walk from Moorooduc railway station is the Moorooduc Quarry Flora and Fauna Reserve.

Attractions[edit]

There are a number of different things to do in Moorooduc including;

· Peninsula lounge
· Antique Centre, Mornington-Tyabb Road.
· Mornington Tourist Railway
· Devilbend Golf Club

Education[edit]

Moorooduc Primary School (No. 2327) opened on 1 November 1880, on the current site located on Mornington-Tyabb Road. In 2006, the school celebrated 125 years.

Sport[edit]

Golfers play at the Devilbend Golf Club on Loders Road and Moorooduc Saddle Club is located on Derril Road.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Moorooduc (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 October 2012.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008 
  3. ^ Golf Select, Devilbend, retrieved 11 May 2009