Kurunjang

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Kurunjang
MelbourneVictoria
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A new estate near Minns Road, Kurunjang
Kurunjang is located in Melbourne
Kurunjang
Kurunjang
Coordinates37°40′19″S 144°35′06″E / 37.672°S 144.585°E / -37.672; 144.585Coordinates: 37°40′19″S 144°35′06″E / 37.672°S 144.585°E / -37.672; 144.585
Population10,070 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s)3337
Location
LGA(s)City of Melton
State electorate(s)Melton
Federal Division(s)Gorton
Suburbs around Kurunjang:
Toolern Vale Toolern Vale Toolern Vale
Melton West Kurunjang Melton
Melton West Melton Melton

Kurunjang is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 36 km west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Melton local government area. Kurunjang recorded a population of 10,070 at the 2016 Census.[1]

Education[edit]

The suburb contains three schools: Kurunjang Primary School,[2] Kurunjang Secondary College[3] and Heathdale Christian College.[4]

Recreation[edit]

Located in the south of the suburb is Kurunjang Recreation Reserve, home to Satellite City Soccer Club. Adjacent to that are 6 tennis courts. North-west of Kurunjang Recreation Reserve is the French Athletic and Track field and the Melton Hockey ground. In the north-west of the suburb, there is Pennyroyal park, which has some playground facilities and open space. There is a planned active open space area with an football oval and some tennis courts, which will be located on the currently empty space on Dalray Crescent.[5]

In the south-east of the suburb, there is the LittleBlind Creek Reserve, which has some playground facilities. In the east of the suburb, there is a park on the corner of Kirkton Drive and Victoria Avenue. In the north-east of the suburb, there is a large park off Archer Drive, with playground facilities and a basketball court.

In the far north there is an equestrian centre.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Kurunjang (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Kurunjang P.S - Contact Us". Retrieved 2 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Kurunjang Secondary College - Contact Us". Retrieved 2 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Heathdale Christian College - Contact". Retrieved 2 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Pennyroyal Kurunjang - Masterplan". Retrieved 2 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "JurAvon - Contact". Retrieved 2 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)