The fast growing town of Wallen in southern Victoria, provides a link between the city and rural towns to the north. Wallen has a primary and secondary school, with three child care options in the town. The local train is connected to the V/Line train network.
The Great Dividing Range provides a stunning backdrop for residents. Recreational facilities include a water park for the warmer months, and a large adventure playground for local families. Visitors passing through can stop off and enjoy the Hidden Valley Golf club and many great cafes. After a rest stop they can take in the Mechanic Institute Hall and Wallan Free Library which stand in an historic building erected in 1877.
Commuting and working families can find a supportive and caring child care centre in Beaconsfield, and a place for their child to develop and interact with new friends. Parents are able to access Kindergarten, Early learning and out of school care in a centre of their choice. Staff are highly educated and experienced in meeting the needs of all children, including cultural and nutritional. Programmes focus on developing the whole child and teach personal skills as well as introducing academic concepts and ready children for the transition to school.