Panorama of the Dimboola Post Office from 1863 at the corner of Lloyd Street and Wimmera Street. Dimboola is a gateway to the Little Desert National Park in the Wimmera region of Victoria approx. 330 kilometres north-west of Melbourne. The small rural township with a population just under 2,000 is located on the banks of the Wimmera River.
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.