Suburb Profiles

Ashburton - 3147

The Ashburton post office first opened in 1924 just a few years after the local railway line was electrified. Since then the neighborhood has grown in population and appeal to become one of the City of Boroondara’s most attractive postcodes. ...

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Ashwood – 3147

Ashwood was named after the suburbs of Burwood and Ashburton, simply because it sits between the two. Located 14 kilometres south-east of Melbourne’s CBD, Ashwood also boarders Glen Iris, Chadstone, Malvern East and Mount Waverley. The local population was of just over 12,000 at the 2006 Census with 73% of the population b...

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Burwood – 3125

The suburb of Burwood lies 12 kilometres east from Melbourne’s Central Business District. Its Local Government Area is largely the City of Whitehorse but includes the City of Monash in its south west corner. Some surrounding neighborhoods include Surrey Hills, Camberwell, Glen Iris, Ashwood and Mt Waverley. At the 2006 Cens...

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Glen Iris – 3146

In 1850 Captain Thomas Henderson of the Royal Navy arrived in Melbourne on a ship called Iris. He acquired a property bounded by Gardiners Creek, High Street and a line extending Summerhill Road to Gardiners Creek. When he went on to sell the property in 1852 it was advertised as ‘Glen Iris’. Melbourne’s urban fringe has si...

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Malvern East – 3145

Malvern East is one of 10 well established suburbs located within the City of Stonnington. The suburb lies just 11 kilometres south-east of the CBD and boarders Glen Iris, Malvern, Caulfield, Ashburton and Carnegie. The total population of Malvern East was 13,712 at the last Census in 2006....

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