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Sorrento, Victoria

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Sorrento is a coastal township in Victoria, Australia, located on the shores of Port Phillip on the Mornington Peninsula, about one and a half hours by car south of Melbourne. [1]

38 relations: Australia ICOMOS, Australian Railway History, Australian rules football, Bass Strait, Blairgowrie, Victoria, Cheviot Beach, Division of Flinders, Electoral district of Nepean, Gallipoli, Harold Holt, History of Victoria, Hobart, John Button, Lone Pine (tree), Magistrates' Court of Victoria, Mail, Mechanics' Institute, Sorrento, Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula, Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League, National Trust of Australia, Nellie Melba, Pinus halepensis, Port Phillip, Portsea, Victoria, Prime Minister of Australia, Professional Footballers Australia, Public hospital, Sophie Heathcote, Sorrento Moon (I Remember), Sullivan Bay, Victoria, Tasmania, Tina Arena, Tramway Museum Society of Victoria, Victoria (Australia), Victorian Legislative Assembly, Vin Heffernan, Zara Bate.

Australia ICOMOS

Australia ICOMOS is the peak cultural heritage conservation body in Australia.

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Australian Railway History

Australian Railway History is a monthly magazine covering railway history in Australia published by the New South Wales Division of the Australian Railway Historical Society on behalf of its seven state and territory Divisions.

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Australian rules football

Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.

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Bass Strait

Bass Strait is a sea strait separating Tasmania from the Australian mainland, specifically the state of Victoria.

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Blairgowrie, Victoria

Blairgowrie is a seaside village approximately 87 km from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Cheviot Beach

Cheviot Beach is a beach near Point Nepean in Victoria, Australia.

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Division of Flinders

The Division of Flinders is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria.

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Electoral district of Nepean

The Electoral district of Nepean is an electorate of the Victorian Legislative Assembly covering the southernmost part of the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia.

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Gallipoli

The Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu Yarımadası; Χερσόνησος της Καλλίπολης, Chersónisos tis Kallípolis) is located in the southern part of East Thrace, the European part of Turkey, with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles strait to the east.

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Harold Holt

Harold Edward Holt, (5 August 190817 December 1967), was an Australian politician who served as the 17th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1966 until his presumed drowning death in 1967.

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History of Victoria

This article describes the history of the Australian colony and state of Victoria.

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Hobart

Hobart is the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.

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John Button

John Norman Button (30 June 19338 April 2008) was an Australian politician, who served as a senior minister in the Hawke and Keating Labor governments.

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Lone Pine (tree)

The Lone Pine was a solitary tree on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, which marked the site of the Battle of Lone Pine in 1915.

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Magistrates' Court of Victoria

The Magistrates' Court of Victoria is the lowest court in the Victorian court system, with the County Court of Victoria and the Supreme Court of Victoria respectively judicially higher.

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Mail

The mail or post is a system for physically transporting postcards, letters, and parcels.

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Mechanics' Institute, Sorrento

The Mechanics' Institute, Sorrento is a building classified by the National Trust of Australia and located at 827 Melbourne Road, Sorrento, Victoria, Australia.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is a peninsula located south-east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League

The Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League (MPNFL) is an Australian rules football competition, governed by AFL South East.

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National Trust of Australia

The National Trust of Australia, officially the Australian Council of National Trusts (ACNT), is the Australian national peak body for community-based, non-government non-profit organisations committed to promoting and conserving Australia's indigenous, natural and historic heritage.

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Nellie Melba

Dame Nellie Melba GBE (born Helen Porter Mitchell; 19 May 186123 February 1931) was an Australian operatic soprano.

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Pinus halepensis

Pinus halepensis, commonly known as the Aleppo pine, is a pine native to the Mediterranean region.

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Port Phillip

Port Phillip (also commonly referred to as Port Phillip Bay or (locally) just The Bay), is a large bay in southern Victoria, Australia; it is the location of Melbourne.

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Portsea, Victoria

Portsea is a town in the outer south-east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Prime Minister of Australia

The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.

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Professional Footballers Australia

The Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) is an Australian trade union affiliated with the Australian Council of Trade Unions that represents professional male, female and elite junior soccer players.

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Public hospital

A public hospital or government hospital is a hospital which is owned by a government and receives government funding.

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Sophie Heathcote

Sophie Heathcote (25 December 1972 – 4 January 2006) was an Australian actress, known for her role in Australian film Reckless Kelly and for her regular television serial roles, particularly A Country Practice, Water Rats and Grass Roots.

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Sorrento Moon (I Remember)

"Sorrento Moon (I Remember)" is a song written by Tina Arena, David Tyson and Christopher Ward for Arena's second album Don't Ask (1994).

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Sullivan Bay, Victoria

Sullivan Bay lies 60 km due south of Melbourne on Port Phillip, one kilometre east of Sorrento, Victoria.

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Tasmania

Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.

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Tina Arena

Filippina Lydia Arena (born 1 November 1967), commonly known as Tina Arena, is an Italian-Australian singer-songwriter, musician, musical theatre actress, and record producer.

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Tramway Museum Society of Victoria

The Tramway Museum Society of Victoria was founded in 1962 with the aim of establishing an operational tramway museum.

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.

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Victorian Legislative Assembly

The Victorian Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Victoria in Australia; the upper house being the Victorian Legislative Council.

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Vin Heffernan

Vincent Patrick "Vin" Heffernan (24 December 1935 – 15 November 2002) was an Australian politician.

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Zara Bate

Dame Zara Kate Bate (previously Fell and Holt; 10 March 190914 June 1989) was an Australian fashion designer and socialite who was best known as the wife of Harold Holt, the 17th Prime Minister of Australia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sorrento,_Victoria

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