Springvale - Lloyd
About the profile areas

The 2011 population for Springvale - Lloyd is 2,894, with a population density of 0.69 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Springvale - Lloyd is bounded by the Sturt Highway, Kapooka Road, the locality of Moorong, the main southern railway line and Red Hill Road in the north, Holbrook Road, the suburbs of Bourkelands and Tatton and Plumpton Road in the east, the localities of Rowan and Uranquinty in the south, and Churchs Plain Road and the locality of Yarragundry in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Population was minimal until the late 1800s and early 1900s. Military land use in Kapooka was established in 1941. The most significant residential development occurred from the post-war years. The population increased substantially from the mid 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area, particularly in Lloyd.

Land use

Springvale - Lloyd is a rapidly developing residential area, with a military area in the west.

Major features

Major features of the area include Kapooka Army Recruit Training Centre (Blamey Barracks), Norman Duck Oval and one school.

Included areas

This small area encompasses the localities of Springvale and Lloyd, as well as Kapooka and San Isidore.