Tonimbuk, Victoria

Tonimbuk is a bounded rural locality in Victoria, Australia, 70 kilometres (43 mi) south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Shire of Cardinia local government area. Tonimbuk recorded a population of 208 at the 2016 Census.

Tonimbuk
Victoria
Tonimbuk is located in Victoria
Tonimbuk
Tonimbuk
Location in Victoria
Coordinates38°0′S 145°43′E / 38.000°S 145.717°E / -38.000; 145.717Coordinates: 38°0′S 145°43′E / 38.000°S 145.717°E / -38.000; 145.717
Population208 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s)3815
Location70 km (43 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s)Bass
Federal Division(s)Monash

HistoryEdit

Devastating fires in early March 2019 wiped this town off the map.
A Telegraph Office was open at Tonimbuk from 1953 until 1959.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tonimbuk (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 September 2017.  
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008