Tallygaroopna

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Tallygaroopna
Victoria
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Tallygaroopna
Coordinates 36°15′S145°26′E / 36.250°S 145.433°E / -36.250; 145.433 Coordinates: 36°15′S145°26′E / 36.250°S 145.433°E / -36.250; 145.433
Population579 (2016 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 3634
Location
LGA(s) City of Greater Shepparton
State electorate(s) Shepparton
Federal Division(s) Murray

Tallygaroopna ( /ˌtælɡəˈrpnə/ ) is a town in the Goulburn Valley region of Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Goulburn Valley Highway in the City of Greater Shepparton local government area, 207 kilometres (129 mi) north of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Tallygaroopna had a population of 579. [1]

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History

The large Tallygaroopna station was established in the 1840s by Edward Khull and two years later was sold to Sherbourne Sheppard, who later lent his name to the nearby city of Shepparton. The station was broken up for closer settlement in the 1870s, [2] the Post Office opening on 7 December 1875. The Tallygaroopna Railway Station Post Office opened on 17 October 1881, and was later renamed as Tallygaroopna and Tallygaroopna renamed as Tallygaroopna West. [3]

Station (Australian agriculture) large landholding used for livestock production (in Australian agriculture)

In Australia, a station is a large landholding used for producing livestock, predominantly cattle or sheep, that need an extensive range of grazing land. It corresponds to American ranches that operate under the Taylor Grazing Act of 1934 on public lands. The owner of a station is called a pastoralist or a grazier.

The local railway station was opened on the Goulburn Valley railway in 1881, [4] but does not see any passenger or freight services.

Tallygaroopna Primary School is located on Victoria Street. The local kindergarten is located opposite the school. Tallygaroopna Football Club, known as the Redlegs, play in the Kyabram & District Football League. The town is also home to a bowling green and golf course.

Tallygaroopna Football Netball Club is an Australian rules football club that competes in the Kyabram & District Football League.

In April 2012, the town's only pub, the Victoria Hotel, burnt to the ground. [5]

See also

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References

  1. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tallygaroopna (SSC) (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2019. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. "Tallygaroopna Victoria". Travelmate. Retrieved 3 June 2007.
  3. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 11 April 2008.
  4. Bob Whitehead (2008). Tocumwal Railway Centenary.
  5. "From floods to fire, publican laments hotel loss". The Age. Melbourne. 1 May 2012.