Welcome to the Latrobe City, a diverse and prosperous region.
With a population of over 75,000, the beautiful and highly productive Latrobe City is the fourth largest municipality in regional Victoria. It is located in Eastern Victoria less than 2 hours drive from the Melbourne CBD, along the Princes Freeway.
Latrobe City is made up of four major urban centres: Churchill, Moe/Newborough, Morwell and Traralgon, with smaller townships of Boolarra, Glengarry, Toongabbie, Tyers, Traralgon South, Yallourn North, and Yinnar.
The Latrobe region is a resource rich area, with abundant forest, brown coal resources, water resources, and rich agricultural land. The regions dairy and beef cattle industries contribute significantly to Victoria’s agricultural standing.
Other major industries in the area include the Australian Paper Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Mill at Maryvale, Monash University and the Central Gippsland Institute TAFE, the Australian Securities Commission’s National Information Processing Centre; and Victoria’s four major power generators. Electricity generated from brown coal mined in the area represents 85% of all electricity generated in the State of Victoria.
The region also houses some of Victoria’s iconic landmarks, including Morwell National Park, Hazelwood Pondage, Lake Narracan, Powerworks Museum, Victory Park and Moe Botanical gardens.
Latrobe City is the principal service centre for the Gippsland region. It offers high quality health facilities, educational centres, major retail precincts, together with a range of accommodation, sporting, recreational and entertainment venues, including galleries and performing arts facilities.
Residents of the region enjoy the lifestyle, recreation, active community groups, standard of education facilities, cultural diversity and overall affordability.
At Querencia Latrobe City and The Range, we recognise the changing needs and demographics in the Latrobe Valley and endeavor to help seniors achieve the retirement lifestyle of their choice.