Panorama of Loy Yang Power Station and the open cut brown coal mine near Traralgon in the Gippsland region of Victoria. The power stations were built in the 1980s with Loy Lang A producing about 2,200 megawatts and Loy Lang B producing about 1,050 megawatts.
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.