Brighton East, Victoria
|• Density||2,708/km2 (7,010/sq mi)|
|Area||5.6 km2 (2.2 sq mi)|
|Location||11 km (7 mi) from Melbourne|
Brighton East is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Bayside. At the 2006 Census, Brighton East had a population of 15,167.
Brighton East lies further inland from the coast of Port Philip Bay than Brighton, its affluent, neighbouring community to the west. Its boundaries are Nepean Highway in the northwest, North Road in the north, Thomas Street in the east, Nepean Highway in the southeast, South Road in the south, and Hampton Street in the west.
Brighton East is known for its spacious parklands, most notably Dendy Park, one of Victoria's 10 biggest parks and outdoor recreation areas, Hurlingham Park, and Landcox Park.
Brighton Soccer Club and Brighton District Cricket Club are based at Dendy Park. East Brighton Vampires Football Club, competing in the Southern Football League, and Brighton Union Cricket Club, competing in the South East Cricket Association, are based at Hurlingham Park. Brighton Bowls Club is situated on the northeastern boundary of Dendy Park.
- City of Brighton - the former local government area of which Brighton East was a part.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Brighton East (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 September 2007.
- Full Point Footy, Southern Football League, retrieved 21 October 2008
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