Rokewood, Victoria

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General store
Rokewood is located in Golden Plains Shire
Coordinates37°54′0″S 143°43′0″E / 37.90000°S 143.71667°E / -37.90000; 143.71667Coordinates: 37°54′0″S 143°43′0″E / 37.90000°S 143.71667°E / -37.90000; 143.71667
Population217 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)Golden Plains Shire
State electorate(s)Polwarth
Federal Division(s)Wannon
Localities around Rokewood:
Rokewood Junction Corindhap
Mount Mercer
Werneth Rokewood Shelford
Cressy Barunah Park Barunah Park

Rokewood is a small rural township in Victoria, Australia in the Golden Plains Shire, 133 kilometres (83 mi) west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Rokewood and the surrounding area had a population of 217.[1]


Rokewood Post Office opened on 1 October 1857.[2]

McMillans Bridge, which crosses the Woady Yaloak River for the Rokewood-Skipton Road between Rokewood and Werneth, is listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.[3]


In conjunction with its neighbouring township Corindhap Rokewood has an Australian Rules football and netball team, Rokewood-Corindhap. It previously competed in the Lexton Plains Football League, but the league folded at the end of the 2010 season. The team now play in the Central Highlands Football League [4]

Golfers play at the course of the Rokewood Golf Club on Rokewood - Shelford Road.[5]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Rokewood (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 August 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  3. ^ "McMillans Bridge (H1847)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  4. ^ Full Points Footy, Rokewood-Corindhap, retrieved 15 April 2009
  5. ^ Golf Select, Rokewood, retrieved 11 May 2009