Officer South, Victoria

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Officer South
MelbourneVictoria
Officer South is located in Melbourne
Officer South
Officer South
Coordinates38°05′33″S 145°25′25″E / 38.0924°S 145.4237°E / -38.0924; 145.4237Coordinates: 38°05′33″S 145°25′25″E / 38.0924°S 145.4237°E / -38.0924; 145.4237
Population75 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s)3809
Location50.8 km (32 mi) from Melbourne GPO
LGA(s)Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s)Bass
Federal Division(s)La Trobe
Suburbs around Officer South:
Officer Officer Pakenham
Clyde North Officer South Pakenham
Clyde North Cardinia Pakenham South

Officer South is a suburb and rural locality situated south-east of Melbourne City, located in the Shire of Cardinia local government area south of the main Officer settlement.[2]

History[edit]

Officer South is situated in the Kulin nation traditional Aboriginal country. The Boon Wurrung people are local custodians within the Kulin nation.[3] The origin of the suburb name is from the name of the Officer family who had lived in the area, and the geographic location south of the main Officer settlement.[4]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2016 (Officer South)". Bureau of Statistics. Federal government. 1 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Officer". Victorian places. 2 January 2021. Retrieved 6 January 2021.
  3. ^ "S35: Boonwurrung". Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. Federal government. 26 July 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Officer". Victorian places. 2 January 2021. Retrieved 6 January 2021.