Description

Kerang is a rural town on the Loddon River in northern Victoria in Australia. It is the commercial centre to an irrigation district based on livestock, horticulture, lucerne and grain. It is located 279 kilometres north-west of Melbourne on the Murray Valley Highway a few kilometres north of its intersection with the Loddon Valley Highway, elevation 78 metres. At the 2016 census, Kerang had a population of 3,893. Kerang is believed to be an Aboriginal word for Cockatoo. It is home to the largest solar and battery farm in the country which was opened in June 2019. The 50-megawatt battery system is located outside of Kerang and stores 100 per cent renewable energy. The 2,000 solar panels have become a tourist attraction and are drawing many businesses to the town.

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Around Kerang VIC 3579


Our Picks on what to Do in Kerang VIC

Kerang Golf Club

Kerang Caravan and Tourist Park

Kerang Museum

Kerang Wildlife Reserve

Kerang Regional Park

Our Picks on where to Stay in Kerang VIC

Kerang Valley Resort

Kerang Motel

Ibis Caravan Park and Kerang Cabins

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Kerang VIC

The Woodbox Takeaway

Gospoda Eatery

Bartts Restaurant

Shopping in Kerang VIC

Community Services  


Gannawarra Information Centre
90 King George St,
COHUNA VIC 3568

Gannawarra Shire Council VIC
47 Victoria Street,
KERANG VIC 3579

Kerang Police Station VIC
16 Albert Street,
KERANG VIC 3579

Kerang District Health
Glenarm Nrsg Home, 13-15 Burgoyne Street,
KERANG VIC 3579

Sir John Gorton Library Kerang - VIC
Corner of Murray Valley Highway &, Shadforth Street,
KERANG VIC 3579

Kerang Swimming Pool - VIC
21/19 Shadforth Street,
KERANG VIC 3579

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 78 m
  • Population: 3893
  • State electorate(s): Murray Plains
  • Federal Division(s): Mallee
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Cohuna VIC 3568 (32 km, 24 mins)
Swan Hill VIC 3585 (61.1 km, 47 mins)
Wycheproof VIC 3527 (88 km, 59 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Kerang VIC is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.