Toolern Vale

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Toolern Vale
Toolern Vale Primary School 002.JPG
The state primary school at Toolern Vale, 2018
Toolern Vale is located in Melbourne
Toolern Vale
Toolern Vale
Coordinates37°36′29″S 144°35′35″E / 37.60806°S 144.59306°E / -37.60806; 144.59306Coordinates: 37°36′29″S 144°35′35″E / 37.60806°S 144.59306°E / -37.60806; 144.59306
Population724 (2016)[1]
State electorate(s)Macedon
Federal Division(s)Gorton
Localities around Toolern Vale:
Bullengarook and Gisborne Gisborne South Sunbury and Diggers Rest
Long Forest Toolern Vale Ravenhall
Melton West and Kurunjang Melton Rockbank and Ravenhall

Toolern Vale is a town in Victoria, Australia, 40 km north-west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Melton and Shire of Macedon Ranges local government areas. Toolern Vale recorded a population of 724 at the 2016 census.

Toolern Vale contains a primary school, CFA fire station, a war memorial and reserve with tennis courts, as well as a community hall often used for antique and collectables auctions.

Toolern Vale is renowned for the numerous horse studs, stables and training facilities which abound.

The area is often referred to as "Thoroughbred Country". VicRoads has issued special, gold and brown "Thoroughbred Country" licence plates which are often seen being spotted on vehicles from Toolern Vale.

The Post Office opened on 1 January 1871 and was known as Toolern until 1904.[2]

Melton Airfield[edit]

Melton Airfield is a small grass strip airfield located at the intersection of Coburns Road and Diggers Rest - Coimadai Road.



  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Toolern Vale (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Phoenix Auctions History, Post Office List, retrieved 28 March 2021

External links[edit]

Media related to Toolern Vale at Wikimedia Commons