City of Knox


The City of Knox is located in Melbourne's eastern suburbs. The City encompasses a total land area of 114 square kilometres. Knox is a predominantly residential area, with some commercial, industrial and rural areas.

While being largely residential, Knox has significant areas of employment, with key employment sectors including manufacturing, retail, health and education. Employment is dominated by large manufacturing and wholesale industries, with large industrial parks in Bayswater and Scoresby, and smaller areas in Knoxfield and Rowville. Knox's major retail centre is Knox City/Knox O-Zone, with several other significant retail centres (Bayswater Village, Boronia Central, Boronia Junction, Ferntree Plaza, Mountain Gate and Stud Park) plus the Caribbean Gardens and Wantirna Trash and Treasure Markets. Knox features a major public hospital (Angliss) and a major private hospital (Knox Private). One tertiary institution is located in Knox (Swinburne TAFE) and numerous public and private 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

  • Eastlink
  • Burwood Highway
  • Mountain Highway
  • Stud Road
  • Wellington Road
  • Belgrave railway line


  • Melbourne CBD 25km
  • Tullamarine Airport 45km
  • Avalon Airport 60km
  • Essendon Airport 35km
  • Port of Melbourne 30km

Major Industrial Precincts

  • Bayswater (north-east)
  • Knoxfield
  • Rowville (north)
  • Scoresby (south)

City of Knox

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