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.


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.[3]

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. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  3. ^ [1]

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