Community Profile

Latrobe City (map) is recognised as one of Victoria’s four major regional centres along with Ballarat, Bendigo and Geelong. Located 150 kilometres east of Melbourne, our city is made up of four central towns; Churchill, Moe/Newborough, Morwell and Traralgon; and smaller rural townships of Boolarra, Glengarry, Toongabbie, Tyers, Traralgon South, Yallourn North and Yinnar. It is spread over 1,422 square kilometres.

With a population of over 74,000 people, Latrobe City is Victoria’s only eastern regional city. The City is the residential and commercial hub of a larger catchment of 262,000 people stretching across the Latrobe Valley and Gippsland region. Latrobe Valley is one of the most liveable regions in Victoria, known for its high quality health, education and community services.

This website contains demographic insights for Latrobe City. For further information regarding Latrobe's vibrant community contact Latrobe City Council Community Development Team, phone 1300 367 700.

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