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Location and Maps


Courtesy of Yarriambiack Shire Council

Surrounded by rolling sand hills and grassy plains, Hopetoun is situated on the Henty Highway, 404 km north-west of Melbourne and 62 km north of Warracknabeal.

Further Statistics for Hopetoun can be found on www.abs.gov.au

Seasonal weather

The average rainfall is about 13 inches

Summer: Dec to Feb   

Autumn: March to May   

Winter: June to August

Spring: September to November   

Further information on our climate can be obtained from the Bureau of Meteorology


Celcius 40 degrees =  100 Fahrenheit
Metric conversion: I metre = 3 feet
100kph  =  60 mph

Farming seasons at Hopetoun

Harvest: Nov to Dec
Cropping: April to June

Daylight savings and time differences in Australia


International Dialing

Overseas Phone codes to ring in and ring out  -  Telstra information

Australia's country code is 61 then each State or Territory has a number (i.e. 03 for Victoria which is shortened to 3) then the telephone number e.g. 61 3 50833001.