Moving to Latrobe City

Come and make your new life in Latrobe City!

Situated in the centre of Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley, Latrobe City is one of the four Victorian regional cities, the only located in the eastern part of Victoria.

Latrobe City encompass the four major towns of Moe, Morwell, Traralgon and Churchill as well as the outer lying townships of Boolarra, Glengarry, Newborough, Traralgon South, Toongabbie, Tyers, Yallourn North and Yinnar.

As a regional centre, Latrobe City offers you, your family and your business a diverse range of regional living opportunities. We have it all from unbeatable lifestyle options, urban living, rural townships, farming and bush settings, to well-supported commercial and business communities; education and health options, leisure and recreational choices and the chance to live in a connected, diverse community.

Come and find out about your new life in Latrobe City. 

Business in Latrobe City

Latrobe City is recognised as one of Victoria’s four major regional centres, along with Ballarat, Bendigo and Geelong. Employment growth in Latrobe City is strong, exceeding growth in the other three regional centres.

Historically, brown coal electricity generation has been the backbone of the local economy but the economy has diversified to include a range of industries including forestry and paper, manufacturing, agribusiness, retail, hospitality, aviation, health and education. Latrobe City is now home to Australia’s largest yoghurt manufacturing facility, the largest pulp and paper manufacturer in Australia, and the only commercial aircraft manufacturing facility in Australia

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Tourism in Latrobe City

Latrobe City boasts all of the recreational and cultural facilities of a large diverse regional centre with the added benefit of being nestled amongst some of the best tourist attractions in the state.

Latrobe has nature based attractions including Morwell National Park, rail trails and gardens; water and recreational based facilities where people can enjoy water skiing and sailing at Hazelwood Pondage and Lake Narracan; arts and cultural at one of the twelve art galleries and spaces located in Latrobe City, in addition to heritage at Walhalla and food and wine product across the City.

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Events in Latrobe City

Latrobe City hosts many widely recognised events including national and international sporting events such as the Victorian Junior Tennis Championships and International Championships and the Water-ski Championships. Other highlights of the event calendar include the annual Latrobe Spring Racing Carnival and the prestigious Moe Cup, the Chinese Festival and Moe Jazz Festival.

Week to week, there is always something different happening whether it be a local market with fresh produce, a local community event, miniature train rides in Newman Park Traralgon or live shows at the Performing Arts Centre.

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