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Post Offices

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Many local Historical Societies and Family History Groups will have photographs and information on the local Post Offices and Telegraph Stations.  The list below includes buildings that may no longer exist, or may now be used for other purposes.
NOTE: This list is incomplete - this is a Work in Progress with photos being added in stages.
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Post Office / Telegraph Station
Location -
Anglesea River Post Office
Anglesea River
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Barwon Heads Post Office c.1968
Barwon Heads
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Barwon Heads Post Office c.1976
Barwon Heads
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Batesford Post Office c.1915
Batesford
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Beeac Post Office
Beeac
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Beech Forest Post Office
Beech Forest
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Bellarine East Post Office
Bellarine East
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Bellarine East Post Office
Drysdale-Portarlington Road
Bellarine
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Benwerrin Post Office
Benwerrin
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Birregurra Post Office
Birregurra
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Camperdown Post Office
Camperdown
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Ceres Post Office c.1861
Ceres
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Ceres Post Office c.1982
Ceres
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Colac Post Office [early]
Colac Click to view larger image
Colac Post Office
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Cressy Post Office
Cressy Click to view larger image
Derrinallum Post Office [early]
Derrinallum Click to view larger image
Derrinallum Post Office
Derrinallum Click to view larger image

Drysdale Post Office
1st Post Office was at the Railway Station

Station Street
Drysdale
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Drysdale Post Office
2nd Post Office moved to centre of town from c.1881/1882, managed by Miss Conboy - it appears that the premises were rented from the Colonial Bank

cnr Murradoc Road & High Street
Drysdale
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Drysdale Post Office
3rd Post Office - cnr Clifton Springs Road & Collins Street - opened 1927-28

cnr Clifton Springs Road and Collins Street
Drysdale
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Geelong Post Office and Telegraph Station [1st]
Geelong
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Geelong Post Office [2nd]
Ryrie Street
Geelong
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Geelong Post Office [3rd & 4th]
cnr Ryrie and Gheringhap Streets
Geelong
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Geelong West Post Office
Pakington Street
Geelong West
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Lara Post Office
Lara
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Lara Lakes Post Office [1968 & 1969]
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Leopold Post Office
Geelong-Queenscliff Road
Leopold
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Linton Post Office
July 2015 - still used as a Post Office
59 Sussex Street
Linton
north east corner of Sussex and Clyde Streets
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Marcus Hill Post Office
Devlin family members - postmasters
60 Creswell Street
Marcus Hill
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Moolap Post Office
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Moolap West Post Office
Moolap West
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Ocean Grove Post Office [1st]
In the Ocean Grove Coffee Palace
cnr The Terrace and Presidents Avenue
Ocean Grove
north west corner
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Ocean Grove Post Office [3rd]
Strawberry Cottage
Presidents Avenue
Ocean Grove
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Ocean Grove Post Office [4th]
At side of Ocean Grove corner store [near picket fence on the right]
cnr The Terrace and Hodgson Street
Ocean Grove
south west corner
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Ocean Grove Post Office [5th]
Behind corner store
Hodgson Street
Ocean Grove
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Ocean Grove Post Office [6th]
cnr The Terrace and Hodgson Street
Ocean Grove
north west corner
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Ombersley Post Office
Ombersley
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Point Lonsdale Post Office
Point Lonsdale
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Portarlington Post Office
cnr Newcombe and Harding Streets
Portarlington
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Portarlington Post Office c.1969
Newcombe Street
Portarlington
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Queenscliff Post Office
cnr Hesse and Hobson Streets
Queenscliff
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Scarsdale Post Office
July 2015 - Private residence


Scarsdale-Pitfield Road
Scarsdale
east side of road

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Skipton Post Office
Skipton
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Smythesdale Post Office
July 2015 - Private residence
Booke Street
Smythesdale
east side of road, corner of Loader Street
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St Leonards Post Office
before the building was moved to Murradoc Road
The Esplanade
St Leonards
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St Leonards Post Office
31 Murradoc Road
St Leonards
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St Leonards Post Office
Murradoc Road
St Leonards
near corner of The Esplanade
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Torquay Post Office
Torquay
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Wallington Post Office
Wallington
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Wensleydale Post Office
Wensleydale
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Werribee Post Office
Werribee
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Winchelsea Post Office [1st]
in Stirling's Store
Winchelsea
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Winchelsea Post Office [2nd]
30 Main Street
Winchelsea
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Winchelsea Post Office [3rd]
34 Main Street
Winchelsea
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Yan Yan Gurt Post Office
Otway General Store
Yan Yan Gurt
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Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015 07:42  

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