The Puckapunyal Military Area, commonly known as ‘Pucka’, located in the Mitchell Shire is approximately 10 kilometres from the town of Seymour. Neighbouring Seymour is an historic railway town located on the banks of the Goulburn River and is surrounded by the Tallarook Ranges. Around 300 Defence families live in Puckapunyal where local facilities include a primary school, kindergarten, child care centre, shops, post office, banks and a cinema on base. The Puckapunyal region is home to a number of wineries. Puckapunyal is located about 100km north of Melbourne, an hour drive from the historic gold rush town of Bendigo and about two and a half hours drive from the snowfields of Mount Buller.
VIC Public Holidays
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Population of Seymour
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RAAC Memorial and the Army Tank Museum, Seymour Railway Heritage Preservation Centre, Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk, Australian Light Horse Memorial Park
Regional attractions include Hanging Rock, Healsville Sanctuary, Great Victorian Rail Trail
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