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City of Melton: the place to live


Househunting in Melbourne? Consider the ever-growing city of Melton.

With steadily increasing property numbers and impressive population growth, Melton is forecast to continue its positive expansion.

The forecast from 2011 to 2036 is demonstrated visually in the graph below:


[Source: .id the population experts, December 2014]

City of Melton proposed plans:

Plan Melbourne and the Victorian Government are setting out plans to guide Melton's growth to 2050. 
The key aspects of their plan thus far include:

  • The elevation of the Toolern Principal Activity Centre to a Metropolitan Activity Centre
  • Commitment to the establishment of Toolern Regional ParkKororoit Creek Regional Park, and Western Grassland Reserve
  • The Western Interstate Freight Terminal forming the core of an industrial precinct

​[Source: City of Melton - Plan Melbourne]

And if you’re wondering what Melton has to offer its local residents, here are some great local areas to explore... 

Dry Stone Walls Driving Trail

Looking for some culture on your trails? Try Dry Stone Walls Driving Trail. This is one of the best examples of dry stone walls in Australia and offers the chance to learn more about the local history of the area.

Visit the Melton Visitor Information Centre or City Of Melton for more information. 

Melton Botanic Garden

One place you NEED to see is The Melton Botanic Garden. Featuring indigenous re-vegetation along Ryan Creek and garden beds from both Western Australia and South Australia, there are also plenty of BBQ facilities, accessible toilets, a walking trail and a public car park here

Learn more about the gardens and tours by visiting Melton Botanic Garden Inc

Dingo Discovery and Research Centre

The Dingo Discovery Sanctuary and Research Centre was established in 1990 and is set on a 40 acre property in the foothills of beautiful Macedon Ranges. This centre works to preserve the original gene pool of the Australia Dingo.

Hundreds of visitors from around the globe visit this centre to learn more about the Australia Dingo, its origins and role. Open days, special bookings and group tours are available.

To find out more about go to the Dingo Discovery and Research Centre. 


And of course, make sure to visit Willandra Melton Location and see what we offer in person.