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Donvale (Low Density)

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Donvale (Low Density) is 3,608, with a population density of 4.53 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Donvale (Low Density) is bounded by the suburb of Warrandyte in the north, Tindals Road, Mullum Mullum Creek, the suburb of Park Orchards and Glenvale Road in the east, Mullum Mullum Creek, the City of Whitehorse, Eastlink and generally by Mitcham Road in the south, and Old Warrandyte Road, Springvale Road, Old Warrandyte Road, the transmission line, Mullum Mullum Reserve and Springvale Road in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s. Significant development did not occur until the post-war years, with most development during the 1970s and 1980s. The population has increased slightly since the early 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Donvale (Low Density) is an established residential area with lower density housing.

Major features

Major features of the area include Buck Reserve, Mullum Mullum Creek Linear Park, Mullum Mullum Reserve and two schools.

Included areas

Donvale (Low Density) encompasses the eastern part of the suburb of Donvale.