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. .
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MOST RECENT ENTRIES:

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    1952
    02/05/2018 - 15:32
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    Abattoirs

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    Back Row: Geoff Barnes, David Ferguson, Chris Evans, (Teacher)
    Middle Row: Doug Seath, Barbara Hunt, Daryl Anderson, ? , John Clarke, Penny Stitson, ? , Stephen Reed, David Lowe, Graeme Apps
    Front: Bev Walton, Glenda Christie, Sherri McKean

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    16/04/2018 - 15:24
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    L-R: ? , ? , ? , Tom Holt, Ray Latta, ?

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    15/04/2018 - 11:15
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    YTS 1962 - Form 3CD ... photo supplied by Helen Hender

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    2nd Back Row: ? , Peter Poelsma, ? , ? , Ross Hender, ? , Rick Boskma, ? , ?
    2nd Row: John (Sunset) O'Sullivan, (?) Benbow, ? , ? , ? , Brian Handley, Geoff Nation, ? , ? , John Bourke, ?
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    13/04/2018 - 10:17
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    Reunion 2018

    First year YHS/YTS 1971
    Buddies from Yallourn Primary School - Mark Dunwoodie, Ross Magnuson, Martin Francis, Rodney LeLievre

    2018
    06/04/2018 - 14:19
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    Reunion 2018

    In the evening - Parts 1-3 of the song and dance routine:
    Liz Aspinall, Caral Amos, Doris Jaritz, Julie Austin, Martin Francis

    2018
    06/04/2018 - 13:58
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    Reunion 2018

    Ron Boskma, David Thomson, Jack Dell

    2018
    06/04/2018 - 13:54
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    Reunion 2018

    Joan Ashmead, Julie Francis, Viv Brown

    2018
    06/04/2018 - 13:52
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