Mallee Highway at Underbool
|Population||217 (2006 census)|
|Elevation||91 m (299 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Rural City of Mildura|
Underbool is a town in the Mallee region of north-west Victoria, Australia. The town is in the Rural City of Mildura local government area and on the Mallee Highway—between Ouyen and the South Australian border – 476 kilometres (296 mi) north west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2006 census, Underbool had a population of 217. The town services the grain farmers and graziers in the area. For tourists it provides access to the Pink Lakes in Murray-Sunset National Park.
Underbool Primary School (No. 3819) opened on 5 November 1913, with a purpose-built school building opening in June 1919. A second weatherboard building was built in 1929, and the former Daalko school building moved there in 1967.
With its neighbouring township Walpeup Underbool had a football team (Walpeup-Underbool) in the Mallee Football League until the league folded in 2015. Golfers play at the course of the Underbool Golf Club on Monash Avenue.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "(L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 October 2007.
- Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
- What Happened To All The Schools?. Local History Resource Centre. 1989. p. 72.
- Golf Select, Underbool, retrieved 11 May 2009
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