Kirkstall, Victoria

Kirkstall, located in southwest Victoria, Australia 5 kilometres from Koroit, is in the heart of the traditional lands of the local Aboriginal people; the Gunditjmara. On Monday February 25, 1861, Kirkstall was officially proclaimed a township by the then Governor of the Colony of Victoria, Sir Henry Barkly.[1] On February 25, 2011, the town celebrated its 150th anniversary.[2]

Kirkstall's public school shut down in 1994. Kirkstall currently has a small playground, a pub, a hall and a bus stop where people can get out of the town.


  1. "Visit Port Fairy Moyne Shire | Countdown to KirkFest 150".
  2. "Home - Kirkstall's 150th Birthday". 25 August 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2016.

Coordinates: 38°16′S 142°19′E / 38.267°S 142.317°E / -38.267; 142.317

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