Panorama of Main Street in Minyip in the Wimmera region of Victoria, Australia. Minyip is a service town 320 kilometres north-west of Melbourne with severel architecturally significant buildings. Minyip was also the place where the famous Flying Doctor television series was filmed and fans will recognize buildings such as the Coopers Crossing Garage or Majestic Hotel located in Main Street.
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.