Nestled on the banks of the Latrobe River in the Gippsland region is the
picturesque town of Noojee. Surrounded by mountain forests and rural green
hills, it provides a welcome stop for those on route to the ski fields of Mount
Once a major timber town, a railway was built from Noojee to Warragul to
transport the timber. With the decline of the timber operation, the railway was
closed in the mid 50s, but not before a large number of locals used it to travel
to Warragul to see Queen Elizabeth II, during her first visit to Australia.
With the closure of the railway, the local council at the time purchased a
rare, timber trestle bridge from the railways for the princely sum of $2.
Originally built in 1919 and registered with the National Trust, the heritage
listed Noojee Trestle Bridge is one of the only remaining timber trestle bridges