Port of Melbourne Corporation
This is the front light of a range; the Shortland Bluff Rear (Black Lighthouse) is the rear light.
Tower Height: 73
Height of Focal Plane: 93
Characteristic and Range: Fixed white with red and green sectors.
Description of Tower: White conical stone tower, green lantern, red vertical rectangular daymark.
This light is operational
1854: Wooden tower (moved to Point Lonsdale, where it remained in use until 1902).
Date Established: 1854
Date Present Tower Built: 1863
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.