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Fraser Rise

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Fraser Rise is 4,159, with a population density of 4.04 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Fraser Rise is bounded by the Melton Highway in the north, the locality of Hillside and the suburb of Caroline Springs in the east, Taylors Road in the south, and Plumpton Road in the west.

Name origin

Fraser Rise is named after the Fraser family, early farmers in the area.

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 2014 when construction of the Aspire estate commenced. Considerable population growth is expected.

Land use

Fraser Rise is a rural and developing residential area, with significant development expected in the future.

Major features

Major features of the area include Goulding Park and Mawson Gardens.