City of Latrobe

Latrobe City (formerly Shire of La Trobe) is a Local Government Area in eastern Victoria, Australia. It includes the cities of Moe, Morwell and Traralgon; and the towns of Boolarra, Churchill, Tyers, Yallourn North. It has an area of and at the 2006 Census, had a population of 69,329.

The Latrobe City Council sits in the Head Office of the City of Latrobe, located in Morwell - geographically in the centre of the city.


The city was created as the Shire of La Trobe on 2 December 1994 following amalgamation of the City of Moe, City of Morwell, City of Traralgon and parts of the Shire of Narracan and Shire of Rosedale. It was accorded the status of a City and renamed Latrobe by the Victorian Government on 4 April 2000.

Industry & Economy

The City is home to some of Australia's biggest coal-fired power stations including:

Towns and Localities


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