WELCOME TO VIRTUAL YALLOURN - winner of Commendation Award Oct 2015 and Oct 2016 (two years in a row) from Royal Historical Society of Victoria - journey back with us to the old township of Yallourn in Latrobe Valley, Victoria – a unique town built between the 1920s and 1950s by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) to house their workers and then dug up by the same SECV for the coal beneath in the 1980s. This is the only way we can revisit our town with our children and grandchildren.
See the many photos and house plans, navigate around our 3D Town, read information, memories and stories. Most of all, play a part in it with us by adding your own photos and memories and help us name the various people in existing photos - for everyone to share. (To contribute, contact julie@yallourn.org to set up an account.)
Ex-residents, please also take the time to add your family to the map (HERE).
For more information, visit YALLOURN ASSOCIATION at http://www.yallourn.org and please 'Like' our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/yallournassociation.
Special thanks for support given by Latrobe City & Public Records Office Victoria in preserving the history of Yallourn for all to share.
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MOST RECENT ENTRIES:

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    Top Row: ? , Inge Lerche, Sandra Lee, Margaret Kelly, ? , Tove Lerche (guide leader)
    2nd Top Row: Joan Ashmead, ? , ? , ? , Mrs Scholes (Brownie leader), Susanne Berg
    2nd Row: Anne McLennan, Bernadette McLaughlin, Jane Reader, Michelle Peters or Meryn Lofts, Rosemary Connors
    Front Row: Julie Francis, Connie Berg, ? , Dianne Watkinson, Rosalind Miller?

    1963
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    30/05/2017 - 14:52
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    Click on the title above and then click the link below the picture to view the full magazine (pdf format).

    28/05/2017 - 15:09
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  • 31778

    Carmello & Gianna Bajada on arrival in Yallourn - 1955

    Source: State Library of Victoria : b 35313

    1955
    26/05/2017 - 14:08
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  • 31777

    Reno Fava rabbiting at Yallourn - 1960s

    Source: Search Heading : Maltese Families in Yallourn
    State Library of Victoria : b: 35314

    1960
    26/05/2017 - 14:06
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  • 31776

    Joe Schembri filling in a Sunday afternoon at a children's playground in Yallourn - 1950s

    Source: State Library Victoria: b: 35268

    1950
    26/05/2017 - 14:05
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  • 31775

    Joe Schembri, his father Paul and two Maltese friends at the Yallourn War Memorial, Yallourn 1950-51

    1950
    26/05/2017 - 13:57
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  • 31774

    The Vella family soon after arrival in Yallourn from Malta.

    Source: State Library of Victoria: b 35311

    26/05/2017 - 13:55
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  • 31773
    Reunion 2017

    Standing: Sandra Prust, Ann McAlister, Irene Horne, Irene Rickman, Tove Lerche, Carole Sagar, Chris Francis, Merlene Wilkinson
    Sitting: Dianne Robertson, Judy Williams, Janice Hill, Helene Wall, Graham Dowers

    2017
    11/05/2017 - 16:28
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  • 31772
    Reunion 2017

    Marilyn Gloz, Grant Gibb

    2017
    11/05/2017 - 16:07
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    Reunion 2017

    Elena Tichanovs, Glenis Abery, Heather Norden, Faye Taylor, Gordon Davenport, Carol Hunt

    2017
    11/05/2017 - 16:05
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