|Population||177 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Towong|
Walwa (//; Aboriginal for "a place of waters"), is a town in the Shire of Towong in north east Victoria, Australia. The town is located 1 kilometre from the Murray River on the former Murray Valley highway between Wodonga and Corryong. At the 2016 census, the Walwa population had declined to just 177 having been 268 just ten years earlier.
A Post Office first opened on 1 March 1861 and closed in 1865. A Post Office again opened on 1 December 1885, although known as Walwa Creek from 1886 until 1905. Currently the Walwa Post Office is owned and operated by Belinda Mann, and services the areas of Walwa, Burrowye, Guys Forrest and Sandy Creek.
This Aboriginal Country was the "Dhudhuroa" with Sub Tribe name "Walgalu" Tribe, which was from East of Jingellic to Tintaldra. Many sacred sites, scar trees and cave paintings are in the area.
Walwa Hotel was first built in the 1870s. The original timber hotel was burnt down in the 1930s and rebuilt from locally made bricks.. The "Old Brick Kiln" remains can still be seen on the Eastern side of the township.
The remnants of the Tin Mines are evident on the Western side of Walwa.
Walwa also had a Butter Factory, but closed in the 1970s. There was a large dairy industry in the district.
Golfers play at the course of the Walwa Golf Club on Murray River Road.
Walwa also has a Town hall, Walwa Services Memorial Hall. This memorial hall (sometimes named Soldiers' Memorial Hall) commemorates the residents of Walwa who served their country in the First World War and the Second World War.
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