Blackburn A family-friendly eastern suburb with heritage lakes and bushland


Just 17km east of Melbourne’s CBD, Blackburn and its surrounding suburbs (Blackburn North, Blackburn South) are well placed for both growth and current lifestyle. A vast array of amenities, including health services, schools, shops, restaurants, sports facilities and parks exist in the area, which also plays home to a diverse range of properties.

Population | 13,940
Municipality | City of Whitehorse
Median Sale Prices (March Quarter, 2022) Houses: $1,770,000 | Units: $863,000
Nature of Occupancy | Fully owned 39.8% | Owned with a mortgage 32.6% | Rented 25%

Local schools

> Blackburn Lake Primary School (Primary School)
> Old Orchard Primary School (Primary School)
> St Luke the Evangelist School (Primary School)
> St Thomas the Apostle School (Primary School)
> Laburnum Primary School (Primary School)
> St Philip’s School (Primary School)
> Aurora School (Special School)
> Blackburn High School (Secondary School)

Local sporting clubs

> Blackburn ‘Panthers’ Football Club
> Blackburn Cricket Club
> Blackburn Tennis Club
> Laburnum & Blackburn Netball Clubs
> Blackburn ‘Vikings’ Basketball Association

Local shops

> Blackburn North Shopping Centre (64-104 Springfield Rd, Blackburn)

Sources: Population/nature of occupancy-2016 Census (ABS), Average sale (REIV)

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