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Wyndham has a population of approximately 161,575 (Census 2011, ABS) and is located on the western fringe of Melbourne, about halfway between Melbourne's Central Business District and the Victorian city of Geelong. There are many young families in Wyndham, most living in separate houses - only a small proportion of the population in the area lives in flats and terrace houses.

Local tourist attractions include the Werribee Open Range Zoo, the Royal Australian Air Force base at Laverton and the Mansion Hotel at Werribee.

Find out more at the City of Wyndham website

Main suburbs

Point Cook



Little River

Wyndham Vale

A map of metropolitan Melbourne showing the Wyndham area

About Wyndham

A happy couple with their child


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

Travel times

Wyndham's suburbs are 27-50km west of Melbourne's city centre.

Transport Time
27-40 mins
Train or bus
40-65 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $380,000
(Dec 2014)
$310 (June 2015)
(Dec 2014)
$265 (June 2015)

Source: House and unit prices - Domain 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
India (5.0%) Italian (2.0%)
New Zealand (3.1%) Mandarin (2.0%)
England (3.0%) Hindi (2.0%)

 Philippines (2.4%)

Arabic (1.5%)
China (1.5%)
Punjabi (1.3%)


Schools Health care
20 primary schools
There is one hospital in the Wyndham area.
13 secondary schools

No 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's health services directory for more health care information and services.