Briar Hill, Victoria

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Briar Hill
Briar Hill is located in Melbourne
Briar Hill
Briar Hill
Coordinates37°42′29″S 145°06′54″E / 37.708°S 145.115°E / -37.708; 145.115Coordinates: 37°42′29″S 145°06′54″E / 37.708°S 145.115°E / -37.708; 145.115
Population3,152 (2016)[1]
 • Density2,420/km2 (6,280/sq mi)
Area1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Location18 km (11 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)City of Banyule
State electorate(s)Eltham
Federal Division(s)Jagajaga
Suburbs around Briar Hill:
Greensborough Briar Hill Eltham

Briar Hill is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 km north-east from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City of Banyule. At the 2016 Census, Briar Hill had a population of 3,152.


Briar Hill Post Office opened on 1 September 1924.[2]


There is a school in the area called Briar Hill Primary School, which was first established in 1927.[3]


Public library service is provided by Yarra Plenty Regional Library. The nearest libraries are at Greensborough, Watsonia and Eltham.

Notable people[edit]

Melbourne-based metal band Twelve Foot Ninja come from Briar Hill.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Briar Hill (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Phoenix Auctions History, Post Office List, retrieved 3 April 2021
  3. ^ Briar Hill Primary School
  4. ^ Twelve Foot Ninja

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