Latrobe City, Victoria, Australia

Latrobe Valley is located only 90 minutes from the outskirts of Melbourne with a population of over 75,000 residents. Latrobe City is made up of four major urban centres: Churchill, Moe/Newborough, Morwell And Traralgon, with smaller townships of Boolarra, Glengarry, Toongabbie, Tyers, Traralgon South, Yallourn North, And Yinnar.

Latrobe City today is a culturally diverse and vibrant community with a proud history of innovation and visionary development highly innovative and creative; the Latrobe City has become the seedbed for many.

The Latrobe region is a resource rich area, the dairy and beef cattle industries contribute significantly to Victoria’s agricultural standing. Other major industries in the area include the Australian Paper Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Mill at Maryvale, Monash University and the Central Gippsland Institute TAFE, the Australian Securities Commission’s National Information Processing Centre; and Victoria’s four major power generators. with abundant forest and brown coal resources, water resources, and rich agricultural land. The area was initially developed in the 1880’s as an agricultural and forestry area. 

The dairy and beef cattle industries contribute significantly to Victoria’s agricultural standing. Other major industries in the area include the Australian Paper Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Mill at Maryvale, Monash University and the Central Gippsland Institute TAFE, the Australian Securities Commission’s National Information Processing Centre; and Victoria’s four major power generators. 

The competition submissions will be required to take into consideration the overall location of Latrobe city at a state, nation and global perspective, its cultural diversity, the agglomeration of smaller towns which make up Latrobe city and all the sectors of the local economy, in particular the potential rehabilitated mines and their associated infrastructures, forestry and the supply of water to Victoria’s Major City, Melbourne.