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MacKenzie Falls , Hamilton
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National Park
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The Grampians National Park commonly referred to as The Grampians, is a national park located in the Grampians region of Victoria, Australia.
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Waterfall
Nigretta Falls , Hamilton
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The Nigretta Falls, previously known as the Upper Wannon Falls, are waterfalls located in the Southern Grampians Shire, approximately 16 kilo
Waterfall
Wannon Falls , Hamilton
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The Wannon Falls are a punchbowl waterfall located in the Southern Grampians Shire, approximately 19 kilometres (12 mi) west of Hamilton, in

Hamilton

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Hamilton is a large town in south-western Victoria, Australia, at the intersection of the Glenelg Highway and the Henty Highway. The Hamilton Highway connects it to Geelong.Hamilton is in the federal Division of Wannon, and is in the Southern Grampians local government area.Hamilton used to claim to be the "Wool Capital of the World", based on its strong historical links to sheep grazing which continue today. The town uses the tagline "Greater Hamilton: one place, many possibilities".HistoryEarly historyHamilton was built near the border of three traditional indigenous tribal territories: the Gunditjmara land that stretches south to the coast, the Tjapwurong land to the north east and the Bunganditj territory to the west. People who lived in these areas tended to be settled rather than nomadic. The region is fertile and well-watered, leading to an abundance of wildlife, and no need to travel far for food. Physical remains such as the weirs and fish traps found in Lake Condah to the south of Hamilton, as well as accounts of early white settlers support local indigenous oral histories of well-established settlements in the area. Use our Australia trip planner to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Hamilton.

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