Panorama of Windmill Park in the Main Street of Beeac, Victoria, Australia. Until today windmills are commonly seen features in the Australian landscape wherever water is needed to sustain crops, livestock and people. The small park in the rural township Beeac has a display of different windmills which were manufactured between the 1890s and 1940s in workshops of 6 manufacturers from the region.
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.