Nar Nar Goon, Victoria
Nar Nar Goon is a town in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 61 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Shire of Cardinia local government area. Nar Nar Goon recorded a population of 1,012 at the 2016 Census.
|Nar Nar Goon|
Murals on the intersection of Nar Nar Goon Road and Carney Street
|Elevation||95 m (312 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Cardinia|
|Federal Division(s)||La Trobe|
It is known as "The Mural Town" due to the numerous murals that have been painted upon a number of its old and historical buildings.
The Post Office opened on 15 September 1881.
The winner of the 2013 television show Australia’s Biggest Bogan was from Nar Nar Goon.
The town contains a private and public school, each offering primary education, an active progress association, a CFA fire station, scout hall, community centre and hotel. Chairo Chistian school primary/high school is located in this town too.
The cricket club in town is Nar Nar Goon/Maryknoll which plays in the West Gippsland Cricket Association.
The town also has a small number of shops and a pub.
The Light Horse & Field Artillery Museum is also located in Nar Nar Goon.
- Shire of Pakenham - Nar Nar Goon was previously within this former local government area.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Nar Nar Goon (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
- "The Land Selections.:Melbourne". The Argus (Melbourne) (6, 098). Victoria, Australia. 21 December 1865. p. 6. Retrieved 3 August 2017 – via National Library of Australia., ...The areas opened at Melbourne were six...Nar-nar-goon, comprising 9,375 acres, is situated about thirty miles S.E of Melbourne, on the township of Pakenham...
- Nar Nar Goon Estate (cartographic Material). Melbourne: S.n., 1800. Print. Haughton Collection.
- Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
- "OUR LETTER BOX". Weekly Times (1, 592). Victoria, Australia. 10 February 1900. p. 14. Retrieved 3 August 2017 – via National Library of Australia., ...there is a new railway station getting built at Nar Nar Goon...
- Full Points Footy, Nar Nar Goon, archived from the original on 7 October 2008, retrieved 25 July 2008