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History of City of Latrobe (La Trobe), Victoria in photos

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History: The Latrobe City is a local government area in the Gippsland region in eastern Victoria, Australia, located in the eastern part of the state. It covers an area of 1,426 square kilometres (551 sq mi) and, at the 2011 Census, had a population of 72,396.

It is primarily urban with the vast majority of its population living within three major urban areas, which are Moe, Morwell and Traralgon, while other significant settlements within the LGA include Boolarra, Callignee, Churchill, Glengarry, Jeeralang, Newborough, Toongabbie, Tyers, Yallourn North and Yinnar.

It was formed in 1994 from the amalgamation of the City of Moe, City of Morwell, City of Traralgon, Shire of Traralgon, and parts of the Shire of Narracan and Shire of Rosedale. When formed the municipality was originally called the Shire of La Trobe, but on 6 April 2000, was renamed to its current name.

Date of foundation: 1994

Population: 72 396

La Trobe. Butter Factory, Moe
Moe - Butter Factory
La Trobe. George Street, Moe
Moe - George Street
La Trobe. High School, Moe
Moe - High School
La Trobe. Latrobe Valley Hotel, Morwell
Morwell - Latrobe Valley Hotel
La Trobe. People swimming, circa 1920-30's
People swimming at Latrobe River, circa 1920-30's
La Trobe. People swimming, circa 1920-30's
People swimming at Latrobe River, circa 1920-30's
La Trobe. Public building, Traralgon, circa 1900
Traralgon - Public building, circa 1900
La Trobe. Station Yard, Club Hotel and Homes, Moe
Moe - Station Yard, Club Hotel and Homes

Source photos - slv.vic.gov.au

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