Towns in Australia

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Tyers VIC


Postcode: 3844

Tyers is a small town in Victoria, Australia. It is 158 kilometres (98 mi) east of Melbourne, 10 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of Traralgon and located in the City of Latrobe. It was known until 1852 as “Boola Boola”, after which it was named after the surveyor and explorer Charles Tyers. At the 2006 census, Tyers had a population of 864.

Tyers Post Office opened on 11 September 1882.

The town in conjunction with neighbouring Traralgon has an Australian Rules football team Traralgon-Tyers United competing in the North Gippsland Football League.

They have a event yearly The Tyers Arts Festival.