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Traralgon has a population of approximately 25,700 (Census SA2 2011, ABS) and is in the Latrobe City Council area.

Key industries and employers





Government services

Map of Victoria indicating the location of Traralgon
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Finding a job in Traralgon


About Traralgon

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Average temperatures

Season Average maximum Average minimum
Summer 26.6°C 12.7°C
Winter 13.6°C 3.7°C

Average travel time to Melbourne (164km)

Transport Time
Car 1 hr 45 mins
2 hrs

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $272,308
(Sept 2015)
(June 2015)
(Sept 2015)
(June 2015)

Source: Rental prices - Department of Health & Human Services Rental Report

To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory

For information about local hotels, motels and caravan parks, visit the Latrobe Valley accommodation directory

Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
England (2.5%) Italian (1.1%)
New Zealand (1.1%) Greek (0.7%)
Netherlands (0.9%) Dutch (0.3%)
Scotland (0.9%) Mandarin (0.2%)
Italy (0.8%)
Dinka (0.2%)
Source: Census SA2 2011, ABS


Schools Health care
8 primary schools
Latrobe Regional Health
4 secondary schools

2 university or TAFE campuses

Find a school at the Department of Education and Early Childhood development website or find out more about education and childcare in Victoria. Visit the Victorian Better Health Channel for more health care information and services.

Sport and recreation

For more information about sport and recreation in Traralgon, please visit the Latrobe City Council website

Places of worship

For more information about where you can practice your faith, visit your religion's Australian website. Select 'pages from Australia' if searching for your religion in Google

Traralgon attractions

  • Take a plunge with a skydive, glider ride or scenic flight from the Latrobe Regional Airport
  • Go on a guided tour of the Loy Yang Open Cut Mine and Power Station
  • Visit the nearby Strzelecki Ranges or the rainforest of the Tarra Bulga National Park
  • Traralgon Cup (November)
  • Agricultural Show (November)