Woodside, Victoria

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Woodside
Victoria
Woodside is located in Shire of Wellington
Woodside
Woodside
Coordinates 38°32′S 146°53′E / 38.533°S 146.883°E / -38.533; 146.883Coordinates: 38°32′S 146°53′E / 38.533°S 146.883°E / -38.533; 146.883
Population 488 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3874
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Shire of Wellington
County Buln Buln
State electorate(s) Gippsland East
Federal Division(s) Gippsland
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
45 °C
113 °F
-3.5 °C
26 °F
0 mm
0 in

Woodside is a village in Victoria, Australia. At the 2011 census, Woodside and the surrounding area had a population of 488.[1]

Until its demolition in 2015, the tallest construction of the southern hemisphere — the aerial mast of the VLF Transmitter Woodside — was located near the village.[2] There is also a nearby beach of the same name.

A railway connected Woodside with the railhead of Port Albert from 22 June 1923 until 25 May 1953.[3]

An Australian oil and gas company, Woodside Petroleum, is named after this area.

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