City of Boroondara


The City of Boroondara is located in the inner-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. The City encompasses a total land area of about 60 square kilometres. Boroondara is a predominantly residential area, with some commercial and educational land use.

Key employment sectors include retail, health and education. Boroondara features three major retail areas (Burke Road shopping strip - Camberwell Junction, Glenferrie Road shopping area – Hawthorn, and High Street retail area - Kew) and numerous other significant centres. Health facilities in Boroondara include the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre and a number of small private and public hospitals. Two tertiary institutions are located in Boroondara (Swinburne University of Technology and the University of Melbourne), a number of elite schools, and numerous other private and public schools.

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NOTE: The land use shown in the map is derived from ABS Mesh Block categories. Mesh Blocks broadly identify land use and are not designed to provide definitive land use. It is purely an indicator of the main planned land use for a Mesh Blocks. For more information please refer to ABS Mesh Block categories.

Transportation Networks

  • Citylink
  • Eastern Freeway
  • Alamein, Belgrave and Lilydale railway lines
  • Numerous trams and buses


  • Melbourne CBD 9km
  • Tullamarine Airport 25km
  • Avalon Airport 58km
  • Essendon Airport 18km
  • Port of Melbourne 12km

City of Boroondara

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