Ebenezer Mission Station on the banks of the Wimmera River in Antwerp 20 kilometres south of Lake Hindmarsh in north-west Victoria was established 1859 by the Moravian Church. The Herrnhuter Brothers are a protestant religious community originating in Moravia, an area in the east of the Czech Republic.
Victoria is Australia's second smallest State and covers only 3% of Australia's land area but has the second highest population of all States and Territories. Victoria's mainland and islands have a total length of 2,512 kilometres coastline which is about 4.2% of Australia's 59,736 kilometres of coastline. Australia is the driest inhabited continent and Victoria is no exception although the state capital Melbourne has the reputation to have 4 seasons in one day. Victoria is located in the southeast of mainland Australia and includes the most southern point on mainland Australia at Wilsons Promontory National Park.