The coastal town of Inverloch approx. 140 kilometres south-east of Melbourne, lies at the mouth of Anderson Inlet and has a population of about 4,000. Anderson Inlet is a large shallow estuary where Tarwin River enters Bass Strait.
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.