Historic Bundoora Homestead and Art Gallery
|Population||25,709 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,710/km2 (4,440/sq mi)|
|Area||15 km2 (5.8 sq mi)|
|Location||16 km (10 mi) from Melbourne|
Bundoora is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 16 km north from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government areas are the Cities of Banyule, Darebin and Whittlesea. At the 2011 Census, Bundoora had a population of 25,709.
Bundoora Post Office opened on 1 October 1863.
- Big Daddys, a well-known pizza establishment, originated in Bundoora, and was the protagonist in the Melbourne $5 Pizza Wars of the early 2000s. It has now been bought-out by the Pizza franchise Domino's.
- Although, technically in Thomastown, the Bundoora All-Weather Market was until recently a major Melbourne market. This market has been demolished and replaced by a homemaker centre.
- Greensborough Lanes is a bowling alley that, despite its name, is located in Bundoora.
- University Hill is a new business park located on the border of Bundoora and Mill Park. The business park is home to the Australian Headquarters of Continental AG (formerly Siemens VDO) and Doncaster BMW. Brand Junction, a DFO-styled discount shopping mall, was opened at University Hill in November 2008.
- St. Damian's Primary School – A co-ed Roman Catholic primary school.
- RMIT University's Bundoora West Campus is located at the terminus of the tramline. Further down the road is the East Campus area, home of RMIT's Wind Tunnel. It is also home of the RMIT University Sports Statistics Research Group.
- La Trobe University On 12 July 2007, Australia’s first campus-based Microsoft Centre that brings together cutting edge hardware and software, opened at La Trobe University.
- Bundoora Secondary College is a coeducational public secondary school.
- Parade College is a Catholic independent secondary school for boys .
- Loyola College is a Catholic independent secondary school in the Ignation tradition, bordering Bundoora and Watsonia.
- The Concord School for students with additional learning needs.
- Northside Christian College
- Norris Bank Primary School
- Bundoora Primary School
- St Damians Primary School
- Northpark Private Hospital contributes to the provision of a broad range of specialist in-patient, day-patient and out-patient services. These services encompass surgical, medical, mental health, maternity, nursery care and mother baby services.
- Bundoora Extended Care Centre Part of the Northern Health Network. A sub acute hospital providing medical care for over 100 inpatients and community outpatients.
- Latrobe Private Hospital is a 53 bed modern facility. The hospital provides specialist care for patients with medical and surgical needs including day surgery.
Throughout Bundoora buses offer transport to the surrounding area. From the Latrobe University bus link on Plenty Road there is access to many suburbs throughout Melbourne, even connecting the north to the south. On a weekend the the Nightrider has services running through Bundoora for late night travel.
Bundoora is also home to the Bundoora Brumbies Baseball Club, the club competes in the Melbourne Winter Baseball League in B and D grade division with reserves teams in both B reserve and D reserve. The club also has a Women's team that competes in the Baseball Victoria Summer League Women's section.
- Pseudo Echo an Australian Pop music band
- Peter Helliar comedian
- Clinton McKay, Australian cricketer
- Australian performer Gotye studied at Parade College
- City of Preston - A former Local Government Area which Bundoora was a part of.
- Shire of Diamond Valley - A former Local Government Area which Bundoora was a part of.
- Electoral district of Bundoora
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bundoora (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-06-23.
- Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11
- Full Points Footy, Bundoora, retrieved 2009-04-15
- Golf Select, Bundoora Park, retrieved 2009-05-11
- Golf Select, Strathallan, retrieved 2009-05-11
- Golf Select, Kings Park, retrieved 2009-05-11