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Derrinallum, Victoria

Settled at the foot of Mount Elephant, a 240 m high dormant volcano featuring a conical breached scoria cone with a crater 90 m deep. At the 2001 census, Derrinallum had a population of 266. At the 2006 census, Derrinallum had a population of 557.

The town, in conjunction with neighbouring township Lismore, has an Australian Rules football team, and associated netball club Lismore-Derrinallum competing in the Mininera & District Football League.
The town business centre has the following services:

•Rural Transaction Centre - Centrelink Access point, secretarial services, internet access, printing, sale of pre loved books, local arts and crafts, tourist information.
•Derrinallum P-12 College
•Front Paddock Restaurant
•IGA Supermarket
•Hotel/Motel
•Take away food
•Post office
•Library
•Derrinallum Community Opportunity Shop
•Stock and Station store
•Fuel and mechanical repairs
•Agricultural services
•Derrinallum Community Hall (Pictured Above)


"Derrinallum War Memorial"
by Mattinbgn curtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Mount Elephant was purchased by the community in 2000 and is now being developed as a tourist destination in its own right. The Mount is a recreational reserve with walking tracks and great views of the area. For more information about the Mount click the link.


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