Keysborough, Australia

Keysborough, Victoria

Melbourne, Victoria
Parkmore SC- Route 10.JPG
Parkmore Shopping Centre on Cheltenham Road Australian State Route 10.svg, Keysborough
Population: 16,368 (2006)
Postcode: 3173
Area: 6.4 km² (2.5 sq mi)
LGA: City of Greater Dandenong
State District: Lyndhurst, Dandenong
Federal Division: Isaacs
Suburbs around Keysborough:
Dingley Village Springvale South Noble Park
Braeside Keysborough Dandenong
Aspendale Gardens Bangholme Dandenong South

Keysborough is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 27 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Greater Dandenong. At the 2006 Census, Keysborough had a population of 16,368.

Keysborough includes market gardens and semi-rural properties and is also a large residential/industrial suburb which started to grow in the 1960s and well into the 1990s.

The Post Office opened on 27 November 1973 and was known as Noble Park South until 1978.

Today, Keysborough facilitates several primary and secondary schools, including the Keysborough campus of Haileybury College and Lighthouse Christian College. Parkmore Shopping Centre includes a Coles, Woolworths, Kmart, Big W, Australia Post and an assortment of specialty stores. As of 2002 the southern corner of the suburb was under development and four new housing estates have been developed including The Keys, Hidden Grove, and Crystal Waters. A new housing estate, Somerfield, in southern Keysborough is currently under development.


Keysborough is home to several schools and educational facilities. The Chandler, Keysborough Park and Maralinga primary schools and Keysborough Secondary College - Acacia Campus are located within the suburb's boundaries, while Wallarano Primary School and Keysborough Secondary College - Coomoora Campus are just beyond its northern boundary and have catchment areas which include parts of Keysborough. The Resurrection Catholic Primary School is also located in Keysborough.

On Springvale Road, the suburb's western boundary, is the Keysborough campus of Haileybury College, which is co-educational and includes Newlands, a preparatory school. The Assemblies of God-run Lighthouse Christian College as well as the Dandenong campus of the Turkish-run independent community school Isik College and Mount Hira College are other private schools in the area.



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Coordinates: 37°59′20″S 145°10′19″E / 37.989°S 145.172°E

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