High Street in the township of Macarthur, Victoria, Australia. Macarthur is a small township of about 300 situated on the Hamilton-Port Fairy Road in the Western District of Victoria. 9 kilometres west of town is Mount Eccles NP on an extinct volcano with lava caves and craters being some of the attractions of the park.
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.