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Eyensbury Township

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Eyensbury Township is 2,661, with a population density of 3.16 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Eynesbury Township is bounded by Greenhill Road, St Arnaud Road and the extent of the urban area in the north, the Werribee River in the east, Springhill Road and the City of Wyndham in the south, and a line running parallel to Ballan Road in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for pastoral and agricultural purposes. Population was minimal until after 2006. Rapid growth took place between 2006 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the area. Growth is expected to continue, particularly from the Eynesbury Township development.

Land use

Eynesbury Township is a developing residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Eynesbury Golf Club, Eynesbury Homestead, Walhalla Drive Reserve and Eynesbury Discovery Centre.

Included areas

Eynesbury Township encompasses the township section of the City of Melton part of the locality of Eynesbury. The remaining parts of the locality of Eynesbury are located in the Rural Balance small area and the City of Wyndham.