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Miners Rest is a suburb of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia on the north-western rural-urban fringe of the city, 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) northwest of the Central Business District. The population at the 2016 census was 3,095.[1]

Miners Rest
BallaratVictoria
Miners Rest is located in City of Ballarat
Miners Rest
Miners Rest
Coordinates37°29′10″S 143°45′25″E / 37.486°S 143.757°E / -37.486; 143.757Coordinates: 37°29′10″S 143°45′25″E / 37.486°S 143.757°E / -37.486; 143.757
Population3,095 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3352
Location11 km (7 mi) from Ballarat Central
LGA(s)City of Ballarat
State electorate(s)Wendouree
Federal Division(s)Ballarat
Suburbs around Miners Rest:
Learmonth Blowhard Sulky
Windermere Miners Rest Mount Rowan
Cardigan Mitchell Park Wendouree

Miners Rest is a semi-rural suburb with a very small township and commercial area. It is located to the North of the Western Freeway.

HistoryEdit

The original Township of Miners Rest, surveyed in 1854, is located at the northern end of the district.

EducationEdit

The local primary school is Miners Rest Primary School.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Miners Rest (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 July 2017.