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Notes - geography

Census geography overview

Census data is available at a variety of different geographic levels such as State, Capital City, Local Government Area, Suburb and Postal Area. These areas are created by aggregating smaller units of geography together into a 'best fit.'

The boundaries available from the ABS rarely match actual 'communities', 'suburbs' or 'service catchments' needed for effective decision making, and even if they do, they are seldom available on the same geographic basis over time, making it very difficult to identify trends in population characteristics based on meaningful areas.

For the 2011 Census, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) implemented a brand new geographic structure, which is based on labour force areas. This is known as the Australian Standard Geography Standard, and uses the base unit of the SA1 (Statistical Area Level 1). These build into SA2s, SA3s, SA4s and Greater Capital City Areas.

For previous Censuses the base building block was called a Census Collector District. Census Collector Districts aggregated to Local Government Areas.

Local Government Areas are available from the 2011 Census output. They are created by aggregating SA1s. However these SA1s do not sum exactly to Local Government boundaries, making geographic breakdowns problematic, and time series even more difficult.

profile.id resolves all of these issues to create a meaningful geography that can be analysed over a long time period.

City of Brimbank geography

This profile provides Census data for the City of Brimbank broken down into small areas based on customised suburbs/localities.

For the 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2006 Census years these small areas are created by aggregating Census Collection Districts. For the 2011 Census they are created by aggregating Statistical Area Level 1 units.

Where SA1s or CCDs do not fit exactly into a suburb or locality boundary, estimates are made in each Census year of the number of dwellings to be included. These estimates use aerial photography, dwelling counts, planning schemes, and street directories to determine what percentage of each SA1 or CCD to include in the suburb.

This means that regardless of the Census year, and the changes in ABS output boundaries, the data presented in profile.id exactly matches the suburb/locality boundary. This provides the most accurate population information for suburbs and localities and a meaningful time series for the current geography.

NOTE: The geography in the Community Profile tables may not match the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) SA2, state suburb or postal area boundaries, which are based on aggregation of whole SA1s and are not comparable to previous Census years.

The City of Brimbank has 31 small areas:

Location of Albanvale

Albanvale

Albanvale is bounded by Main Road West in the north, Station Road in the east, Brimbank Central Shopping Centre and Neale Road in the south and the Kororoit Creek in the west.

Location of Albion

Albion

Albion is bounded by the Western Ring Road in the north, the Sydenham railway line and Anderson Road in the east, Forrest Street in the south and the Kororoit Creek in the west.

Location of Ardeer

Ardeer

Ardeer is bounded by the Western Ring Road in the north and west, Kororoit Creek in the east and Forrest Street in the south.

Location of Cairnlea

Cairnlea

Cairnlea is bounded by Gladstone Street and the transmission line in the north, Jones Creek and the Western Ring Road in the east, the Western Highway, Kororoit Creek, Dunbarrim Avenue, Trinacria Court and Mumil Court in the south and Station Road in the west.

Location of Deer Park

Deer Park

Deer Park is bounded by Neale Road, the Brimbank Central Shopping Centre and Station Road in the north, Mumil Court, Trinacria Court, Dunbarrim Avenue, the Kororoit Creek, the Western Highway and the Western Ring Road in the east, Foleys Road in the south and Robinsons Road and Kororoit Creek in the west.

Location of Delahey

Delahey

Delahey is bounded by Hume Drive in the north, the Sydenham railway line in the east, Taylors Road in the south and the City of Melton municipal boundary in the west.

Location of Derrimut

Derrimut

Derrimut is bounded by Foleys Road in the north, the Western Ring Road in the east, Boundary Road in the south and Robinsons Road in the west.

Location of Hillside

Hillside

Hillside is bounded by the Melton Highway in the north, Calder Park Drive in the east and the City of Melton municipal boundary in the south and west.

Location of Kealba

Kealba

Kealba is bounded by Green Gully Road in the north, Taylors Creek and the Maribyrnong River in the east, the Western Ring Road in the south and Sunshine Avenue in the west.

Location of Keilor

Keilor

Keilor is bounded by the Maribyrnong River in the north and east, generally by Taylors Creek in the south and Taylors Creek, Sunshine Avenue and the Calder Freeway in the west.

Location of Keilor Downs

Keilor Downs

Keilor Downs is bounded by Lady Nelson Way and a line running continuous of Lady Nelson Way in the north, Taylors Creek in the east, Green Gully Road and Taylors Road in the south and the Sydenham railway line in the west.

Location of Keilor Lodge - Keilor North

Keilor Lodge - Keilor North

Keilor Lodge - Keilor North is bounded by Thompsons Road, Column Gully and Jacksons Creek in the north, the Maribyrnong River in the east, the Calder Freeway, the Melton Highway, Pintail Crescent and Clifton Court in the south and the Calder Freeway in the west.

Location of Keilor Park and District

Keilor Park and District

Keilor Park & District is bounded by the southern boundary of Melbourne Airport, Steele Creek, Keilor Park Drive and Sharps Road in the north, Melrose Drive and the standard gauge railway line in the east and the Maribyrnong River in the south and west.

Location of Kings Park

Kings Park

Kings Park is bounded by Taylors Road in the north, Kings Road in the east, Main Road West in the south and the City of Melton municipal boundary in the west.

Location of St Albans (East)

St Albans (East)

St Albans (East) is bounded by Taylors Road in the north, Sunshine Avenue in the east, the Western Ring Road in the south and the Sydenham railway line in the west.

Location of St Albans (West)

St Albans (West)

St Albans (West) is bounded by Taylors Road in the north, the Sydenham railway line in the east, the Western Ring Road, Jones Creek and Gladstone Street in the south and Station Road and Kings Road in the west.

Location of Sunshine

Sunshine

Sunshine is bounded by Forrest Street, Anderson Street, the Sydenham railway line and Ballarat Road in the north, Duke Street, Stony Creek, Sunshine Road and the Sydenham railway line in the east, Geelong Road in the south and Kororoit Creek in the west.

Location of Sunshine North

Sunshine North

Sunshine North is bounded by the Western Ring Road in the north-west, the Maribyrnong River and Duke Street in the east, Ballarat Road in the south and the Sydenham railway line in the west.

Location of Sunshine West

Sunshine West

Sunshine West is bounded by Forrest Street in the north, Kororoit Creek in the east, Boundary Road in the south and the Western Ring Road in the west.

Location of Sydenham

Sydenham

Sydenham is bounded by the Melbourne-Bendigo railway line in the north and east, Hume Drive, Burnley Grove and Bungarim Wynd in the south and Calder Park Drive in the west.

Location of Taylors Lakes - Calder Park

Taylors Lakes - Calder Park

Taylors Lakes - Calder Park is bounded by the Calder Freeway in the north-east, Clifton Court, Pintail Crescent, the Melton Highway, Sunshine Avenue, Taylors Creek, Belford Court and Denbigh Court in the east, Lady Nelson Way in the south and the Melbourne-Bendigo railway line in the west.

Location of St Albans

St Albans

St Albans is bounded by Taylors Road in the north, Sunshine Avenue in the east, the Western Ring Road and Jones Creek in the south and Gladstone Street, Station Road and Kings Road in the west.

Location of Deer Park District

Deer Park District

Deer Park District is bounded by Main Road West, Station Road, Gladstone Street and Jones Creek in the north, the Western Ring Road in the east, Boundary Road in the south and Robinsons Road and Kororoit Creek in the west.

Location of Keilor District

Keilor District

Keilor District is bounded by the Calder Freeway, the Maribyrnong River, the southern boundary of the Melbourne Airport, Keilor Park Drive, Sharps Road and Melrose Drive in the north, the standard gauge railway line in the east, the Maribyrnong River in the south and Taylors Creek, a line running continuous of Lady Nelson Way and Sunshine Avenue in the west.

Location of St Albans District

St Albans District

St Albans District is bounded by Taylors Road and Green Gully Road in the north, Taylors Creek in the east, the Western Ring Road and Jones Creek in the south and Gladstone Street, Station Road, Main Road West, Kororoit Creek and the City of Melton municipal boundary in the west.

Location of Sunshine District

Sunshine District

Sunshine District is bounded by the Western Ring Road and the Maribyrnong River in the north, Burke Street, Duke Street, Stony Creek, Sunshine Road and the Sydenham railway line in the east, Geelong Road, Kororoit Creek and Boundary Road in the south and the Western Ring Road in the west.

Location of Sydenham District

Sydenham District

Sydenham District is bounded by Thompsons Road and Jacksons Creek in the north, the Maribyrnong River, the Calder Freeway, Sunshine Avenue, a line running continuous of Lady Nelson Way and Taylors Creek in the east, Green Gully Road and Taylors Road in the south and the City of Melton municipal boundary, Hume Drive, Burnley Grove, Bungarim Wynd, Southbank Walk, the City of Melton municipal boundary, the Melton Highway, Calder Park Drive and the Melbourne-Bendigo railway line in the west.

Location of Grasslands Ward

Grasslands Ward

Location of Harvester Ward

Harvester Ward

Location of Horseshoe Bend Ward

Horseshoe Bend Ward

Location of Taylors Ward

Taylors Ward