Monomeith, Victoria

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Population69 (2021 census)[1]
Location67 km (42 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s)Bass
Federal division(s)Monash

Monomeith is a bounded rural locality in Victoria, Australia, 67 kilometres (42 mi) south-east of Melbourne's central business district, located within the Shire of Cardinia local government area. Monomeith recorded a population of 69 at the 2021 census.[1]

In 1942, during World War II, a military airfield was constructed for the air defence of Melbourne, south of Spencers Road, and is still visible using Google Earth.


Monomeith Post Office opened on 20 July 1900 and closed in 1969.[3]

A railway station existed from 1890 until the late 1970s.

The site of the former airfield has been considered, as of 2015, as a site for Melbourne's third major airport for passenger jet aircraft.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Monomeith (Suburbs and Localities)". 2021 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 July 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Backing secured for major airport serving Melbourne's south-east". 3 July 2017.
  3. ^ Phoenix Auctions History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2021

Coordinates: 38°12′22″S 145°33′14″E / 38.206°S 145.554°E / -38.206; 145.554