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Bung Bong, Victoria

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Postcode(s)  3465
Local time  Tuesday 9:22 AM
State electorate(s)  Ripon
Postal code  3465
Bung Bong, Victoria
Location  185 km (115 mi) NE of Melbourne 70 km (43 mi) N of Ballarat 19 km (12 mi) W of Maryborough 10 km (6 mi) E of Avoca
LGA(s)  Shire of Central Goldfields Pyrenees Shire
Weather  18°C, Wind E at 14 km/h, 63% Humidity
Federal divisions  Division of Bendigo, Division of Wannon

Bung Bong is a town in Victoria near the rural towns of Avoca and Maryborough. It is divided in half with one half in Pyrenees Shire and the other half in Shire of Central Goldfields. The Bet Bet Creek runs through the middle of Bung Bong and then into the Loddon River.

Map of Bung Bong VIC 3465, Australia

Bung Bong has a large range of native flora and fauna, with a large area of State Forest and Nature Conservation Reserves around it and making it an ideal area for bush walkers.

The disused Anglican Church on the Pyrenees Highway is a popular stopping place for caravans.

The old Glenmona Bridge over Bet Bet Creek was built in 1871 and is the third oldest of its type in Victoria. Its location is directly south of the new bridge over the Bet Bet on the Pyrenees Highway.

Bung Bong Post Office opened on 1 February 1864 and closed in 1961.

References

Bung Bong, Victoria Wikipedia


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