Lal Lal, Victoria
Lal Lal Falls Hotel
|Coordinates||37°41′0″S 144°01′0″E / 37.68333°S 144.01667°ECoordinates: 37°41′0″S 144°01′0″E / 37.68333°S 144.01667°E|
|Population||599 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Moorabool|
Lal Lal is a town in Victoria (Australia), Australia. The town is located in the Shire of Moorabool and on the Geelong-Ballarat railway line, 108 kilometres (67 mi) west of the state capital, Melbourne. At the 2011 census, Lal Lal and the surrounding area had a population of 599.
Lal Lal Falls and the Lal Lal Reservoir on the Moorabool River are to the north of the town.
The original settlement at Lal Lal was part of a substantial sheep run dating from 1845. The township became more firmly established after the mining of iron ore, lignite, kaolin (clay) and gold began in the area.
Heritage listed sites
Lal Lal contains a number of heritage listed sites, including:
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Lal Lal (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
- The ebb and flow of tourism at Lal Lal Falls, Victoria : A tourism history of a sacred Aboriginal site, Author: Clark, Ian, Date:2002, ISSN 0729-4352, UB Online Repository
- Lal Lal catchment full and flowing for first time in 15 years, By Margaret Burin, 5 August 2011 - ABC Ballarat - Australian Broadcasting Corporation
- "Lal Lal Moorabool". Retrieved 2015-04-01.
- Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11
- "Lal Lal Iron Mine and Smelting Works (H1759)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- "Rothbury (H1697)". Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
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