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Brimbank City Council has a population of approximately 182,700 (Census 2011, ABS) and is Melbourne's second-largest municipality, covering an area of 123 square kilometres.

Brimbank is home to more than 96 nationalities. More than 62 percent of the population speak another language other than English.

Find out more at the Brimbank City Council website

Main suburbs

Taylors Lakes

Deer Park

St Albans



Map of Brimbank

About Brimbank

Man playing frisbee in the park


Key industries in the area
Retail trade
Transport, postal and warehousing

Travel times

Brimbank’s suburbs are 20-30km west of Melbourne’s city centre.

Transport Time
Car or bus
25-35 mins
30-40 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $415,000
(July 2015)
$330 (June 2015)
(July 2015)
$280 (June 2015)

Source: House and unit prices - Home Price Guide Rental prices - Department of Health & Human Services Rental Report

To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory

Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
Vietnam (9.8%) Vietnamese (14.2%)
India (4.3%) Maltese (3.3%)
Malta (2.9%) Greek (3.2%)
Philippines (2.9%) Italian (3.2%)
Italy (2.0%)
Macedonian (2.9%)
Source: Census 2011, ABS


Schools Health care
28 primary schools
There is one hospital in the Brimbank area.
12 secondary schools

Two universities and two TAFE campuses

Find a school at the Department of Education and Early Childhood development website or find out more about education and childcare in Victoria. Visit the Victorian Better Health Channel for more health care information and services.