Paynesville, Gippsland Lakes, Victoria

By Ian Gill

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Date Published: 12/3/2019 1:45:00 AM

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Paynesville, Gippsland Lakes, Victoria

Paynesville is a popular tourism and holiday destination on Victorias Gippsland Lakes, 293-Kilometres east of Melbourne. Originally named Toonaloo,, an aboriginal word meaning Place of Many Fish, a Post Office was opened here in November 1879. Renamed Paynesville in 1886 today it is widely considered to be the recreational boating capital of Victoria.

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