Panorama of the Upper Murray region from Lawrence Lookout. Shelley is a small town on the Murray VAlley-Highway surrounded by about 12,000ha of pine plantations for softwood production. The lookout with 360 degree views is located about 4 kilometres north-east of Shelley.
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.