Minyip can lay claim to the fact that it has the first Post Office built by the Commonwealth Government after Federation in 1901. Minyip is famous as the town known as 'Coopers Crossing', made popular in the TV series 'The Flying Doctor'.

Things to Do and See

Take a stroll through town and see the landmark sites used in filming the Flying Doctors, such as the Majestic Hotel, Emma's Garage and the Flying Doctor Base.

Minyip boasts many beautiful historic buildings such as St John's Lutheran Church, complete with a Fuller Pipe Organ.

For a guided tour of Minyip, phone (03) 5385 7363. Of note is the Annual Spring Festival in October.

How to Get There

Minyip is 300kms north-west of Melbourne
Melways Ref: 520 D8
Pop: 475

Visitor Information

Horsham Visitor Information Centre
20 O'Callaghan Pde, Horsham
Tel: (03) 5382 1832 Freecall 1800 633 218

Click Here for a Map

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  Royal Flying Doctor Service Base
Royal Flying Doctor Service Base.

St. John's Lutheran Church
St John's Lutheran Church.