Kialla, Victoria

Kialla is a bounded rural locality of the City of Greater Shepparton local government area in the Goulburn Valley, Victoria, Australia. At the 2016 census, Kialla and surrounding area had a population of approximately 6,800.[1]

Kialla
Victoria
Entering Central Kialla
Kialla
Coordinates36°27′S 145°25′E
Population6,817 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)3631
Location
LGA(s)City of Greater Shepparton
State electorate(s)Shepparton
Federal Division(s)Nicholls

Kialla includes the areas known as Kialla Central, Kialla West, Kialla Green and Kialla Lakes. Kialla Lakes is a major housing estate established in northern Kialla, with three man-made lakes to provide scenery. Houses with lake frontage sell for a premium price.

History

Kialla Post Office opened on 2 January 1874 and closed in 1918.[2]


Population

According to the 2016 census of Population, there were 6,817 people in Kialla.

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.
  • 82.6% of people were born in Australia.
  • 2.9% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian at 1.9%.
  • The most common responses for religion were Catholic 28.0%, No Religion 27.5% and Anglican 12.0%.[1]

Sport

Shepparton Harness Racing Club conducts regular meetings at its racetrack in Kialla. [3]

The Shepparton Greyhound Racing Club holds regular meetings at its track on the Goulburn Valley Highway in Kialla.[4]

Golfers play at the Kialla Golf Club on Kialla Central Road.[5]

See also

References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Kialla (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  3. Australian Harness Racing, Shepparton, retrieved 11 May 2009
  4. Greyhound Racing Victoria, Shepparton, archived from the original on 31 March 2009, retrieved 15 April 2009
  5. Golf Select, Kialla, retrieved 11 May 2009


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