Yarram is one of those Victorian that is somewhat remote in Sth Gippsland. One of those few towns that have a degree of self sufficency and not too much wealth drift. Yarram is also a heritage centre where historic factors are clearly important. Yarram is a surprise and an overnight is essential to get the best out of the place.-
The term 'Yarraam Yarraam' is thought to be an aboriginal phrase meaning 'plenty of water; however it is not known which language group the name is taken from. The town is the regional centre for a prosperous farming district, has a vibrant community, which remains particularly dedicated to a strong sporting culture.
Being close to one of the first Victorian trade ports, Port Albert, the town grew quickly after settlement, as a result of the rich dairy country that supplies milk products to Australia, and to the timber industry.