Panorama of Wollaston Bridge in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia. The Wollaston Bridge from 1890 is on of the earliest cable suspension bridges in Victoria. Originally the bridge over Merri River was a private entrance to the Wollaston estate and the cables used were recycled from the Hawthorn cable car, a cable tram which operated in Melbourne in the early 1900s.
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.