The dynamic city of Traralgon is has a population of close to 25,000 people and is located in the very heart of Latrobe Valley. In addition to being a thriving city packed with amenities, Traralgon is surrounded by areas of intense natural beauty that are just waiting to be explored.
The city’s central business district is centred around Franklin Street and Seymour Street and boasts a large indoor shopping mall that is known as Stockland Trarlagon. This section of the city also features a number of notable historic buildings such as the Court House and Post Office, which were constructed near the end of the 19th century. Other buildings of interest include the charming Victorian-style Traralgon Hotel and guided tours of this striking building are available throughout the year.
Traralgon features a number of excellent restaurants and cafés, along a good selection of traditional pubs and bars. The picturesque Victory Park Gardens contain a miniature railway as well as a time capsule and a charming band rotunda. This large and lovely park is the perfect place to unwind on a sunny day and many of the city’s residents can be found here taking part in various leisure activities on the weekends.
People who relocate to Traralgon will have plenty of time to explore the city’s surrounding natural beauty. The man-made Hazelwood Dam can be found just to the south of the city and this is a great place to practice water sports such as sailing and swimming. Wandering through the large and lovely Tarra-Bulga National Park is an uplifting experience, while nature lovers will also want to take the time to get to know the nearby Wirilda Environmental Park.