|Population||864 (2006 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Latrobe|
Tyers is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is 158 kilometres (98 mi) east of Melbourne, 10 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of Traralgon and located in the City of Latrobe. It was known until 1852 as "Boola Boola", after which it was named after the surveyor and explorer Charles Tyers. At the 2006 census, Tyers had a population of 864.
The Tyers Arts Festival is an annual event.
Places to Visit
Tyers Lookout is on the Walhalla-Tyers Road (C481) and is a couple kilometres from the township on your left. It overlooks the Latrobe Valley and is a beautiful spot for a date or family picnic, and is absolutely stunning at sunrise and sunset.
Peterson's Lookout is short walk to the lookout overlooking the Tyers River Gorge and is a few kilometres further up on Walhalla-Tyers Road (C481). It is 6km north of the Tyers township. Make sure to keep an eye out for the brown-coloured sign on your left (just before the W2 track). This walk can also be started at the W2 track where there’s signage and a trail. This is an extra 2km (or 4km return) walk, and is certified as a Heart Foundation Walk. Photos are available at this link.
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