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is a town in the Western District of Victoria
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. It is in the City of Warrnambool
The City of Warrnambool is a Local Government Area in Victoria, Australia. It is located in the south-western part of the state. The City covers an area of ....
local government area. The Hopkins River
The Hopkins River is a river in southwestern Victoria, Australia. It begins near Ararat, and enters Bass Strait at Warrnambool. It is one of two rivers flowing through Warrnambool, the other is the Merri River....
flows through the town.
The Post Office opened on 1 January 1860
The railway though the town was opened in 1890, and the town was once served by a local railway station.
At the 2006 census
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, Allansford had a population of 630.
A business park
A business park or office park is an area of land in which many office buildings are grouped together. All of the work that goes on is commercial, not industrial or residential....
for Warrnambool is planned for the area.
The town has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Warrnambool & District Football League.