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Welcome to Victoria’s most comprehensive and fastest growing coastal website providing accommodation, food, activities and attractions information on popular holiday destinations from Mallacoota in the far east to Port Fairy on the Great Ocean Road in the far west.
The population grew steadily in subsequent decades, and by the 1850s most of the continent had been explored and an additional five self-governing crown colonies established.
On 1 January 1901, the six colonies federated, forming the Commonwealth of Australia.
Visit major holiday resorts along the Great Ocean Road - Lorne, Apollo Bay and Warrnambool.
Mornington Peninsula An hours leisurely drive from Melbourne or two hours drive from Phillip Island you will discover one of Victoria’s most picturesque destinations.
The earliest recorded use of the word Australia in English was in 1625 in "A note of Australia del Espíritu Santo, written by Sir Richard Hakluyt", published by Samuel Purchas in Hakluytus Posthumus, a corruption of the original Spanish name "Austrialia del Espíritu Santo" (Southern Land of the Holy Spirit) The first time that the name Australia appears to have been officially used was in a despatch to Lord Bathurst of 4 April 1817 in which Governor Lachlan Macquarie acknowledges the receipt of Matthew Flinders' charts of Australia.