Hallam, Victoria

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Hallam is located in Melbourne
Coordinates 38°00′32″S 145°16′05″E / 38.009°S 145.268°E / -38.009; 145.268Coordinates: 38°00′32″S 145°16′05″E / 38.009°S 145.268°E / -38.009; 145.268
Population 11,450 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density 1,449/km2 (3,754/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 3803
Area 7.9 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
LGA(s) City of Casey
State electorate(s) Narre Warren North
Federal Division(s) Holt
Suburbs around Hallam:
Doveton Endeavour Hills Narre Warren North
Eumemmering Hallam Narre Warren
Dandenong South Hampton Park Narre Warren South

Hallam is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 34 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Casey. At the 2011 Census, Hallam had a population of 10,162.[1]

The suburb has its own railway station.

Hallam is bounded by the South Gippsland Freeway in the west, Eumemmerring Creek and Hallam North Road in the north, a drain easement in the east, and Centre Road in the south.[2]


The post office opened on 1 May 1889. It closed in 1981, but reopened in 1994.[3]

The railway station opened as Hallam's Road Railway Station. It was renamed Hallam's about 1910 and Hallam about 1925.


According to 2011 Census the most common ancestries in Hallam were English 14.8%, Australian 13.8%, Indian 5.3%, Afghan 5.1% and Chinese 3.5%. 45.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 5.3%, Sri Lanka 5.0%, Afghanistan 5.0%, New Zealand 2.4% and England 2.4%. The most common responses for religion in Hallam were Catholic 27.8%, No Religion 13.8%, Islam 13.4%, Anglican 7.9% and Buddhism 6.1%. 46.4% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Dari 4.7%, Arabic 3.8%, Sinhalese 3.3%, Punjabi 2.3% and Spanish 2.2%.

There were 4,889 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before 2011 Census night in Hallam. Of these, 61.0% were employed full-time, 25.1% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.[4]

Places of interest[edit]

  • Hallam Community Centre
  • Hallam Primary School
  • Hallam Senior College
  • Hallam Hotel
  • Fountain Gate Shopping Centre
  • Hallam Pub since 1882
  • Hallam Spring Square Shopping Centre
  • Cafe Transylvania Hallam
  • Jetts Hallam - 24 Hour Fitness
  • Gunns Road Reserve Park Hallam
  • Kids Space Indoor Play Centre Hallam
  • Ern Barker Reserve Park Hallam
  • Hallam Recreation Reserve Hall
  • Hallam Tennis Club
  • Casey Auction Group Hallam
  • Euro Cafe & Bakehouse Hallam
  • Hallam Gardens Children's Centre
  • Mel's Angels Early Learning Centre Hallam
  • Xanadu Playcentre and Cafe Hallam
  • Phoenix Taekwondo Hallam
  • Urban Gym Hallam


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Hallam (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 December 2012. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment, [English/CA256F310024B628/0/86882BEC602CCBCDCA2574BB00039A4A/$File/Casey+V44.pdf Locality Names and Boundaries - City of Casey] Check |url= value (help) (PDF), retrieved 30 October 2008
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (2011). Hallam (State Suburb). 2011 QuickStats. Retrieved 21 June 2011.