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Keilor Downs, Victoria

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Population  10,307 (2011 census)
LGA(s)  City of Brimbank
Keilor Downs  Keilor
Postal code  3038
Postcode(s)  3038
State electorate(s)  St Albans
Area  4.7 kmĀ²
Federal division  Division of Calwell
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Location  17 km (11 mi) from Melbourne

Keilor Downs is a suburb 17 km north-west of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its local government area is the City of Brimbank. At the 2011 Census, Keilor Downs had a population of 10,307.

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Map of Keilor Downs VIC 3038, Australia

History

Keilor Downs Post Office opened on 14 May 1990 as the suburb developed.

Keilor Downs is believed to have once had a large Aboriginal settlement which dissipated after European settlement. See the entry for Keilor for history pertaining to the Keilor Downs and Keilor Plains region or contact the Keilor Historical Society.

Today

The suburbs main shopping centre is Keilor Shopping Centre previously known as Centro Keilor prior to 2013. The suburb is home to the Brimbank Leisure Centre (gym, indoor/outdoor pools, etc.), Keilor Downs Police Station and a community centre. There are also several schools, child care centres, churches and parks in the area.

Sport

The local football teams are Green Gully Cavaliers who play in the Victorian Premier League, Keilor Wolves who compete in Men's Metropolitan League North-West and Keilor Park SC who play in Men's State League Div 3 North-West.

Public transport

The nearest railway station is Keilor Plains. Typically it takes around 27 minutes for a train trip to the CBD.

The bus routes through Keilor Downs are the 421 and the 419, which both depart from St Albans Station and terminate at Watergardens Station in Taylors Lakes.

References

Keilor Downs, Victoria Wikipedia


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