City of Banyule

With its vast parks, excellent schools, abundant health and leisure facilities, and leafy neighbourhoods, Banyule is the perfect destination for families in search of a relaxed lifestyle within easy reach of the city.

Bordered by the Yarra River in the south and Darebin Creek in the west, Banyule’s vast open spaces provide a wealth of recreation and tourism opportunities. The region’s extensive cycling and walking trails along the Yarra and Plenty Rivers are a major attraction to locals and visitors alike.

Banyule offers a great mix of housing to suit every lifestyle and income, from the expansive mansions of Ivanhoe, to the family homes of Lower Plenty, Rosanna and Watsonia and sleek apartments of Heidelberg. With some of Melbourne’s best schools, including Ivanhoe Grammar, Ivanhoe Girls Grammar, Montmorency Primary School, and St Francis Xavier Primary School, Banyule’s educational offerings are a beacon to families.

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A beloved destination


The municipality is also home to one of the largest medical precincts in Victoria, including the Austin and Mercy Hospital and Warringal Private Hospital, ensuring easy access to health care. Boutique shopping precincts such as Heidelberg’s iconic Burgundy St and complemented by easy access to Northland Shopping Centre and Westfield Shopping Town in Doncaster. ​

Boasting a blend of country living, while conveniently positioned for an easy city commute and poised to take advantage of the delights of the Yarra Valley, it’s easy to see why Banyule is such a beloved destination.

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City of Banyule


Bellfield, Briar Hill, Bundoora, Eaglemont, Eltham, Eltham North, Greensborough, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Heights, Heidelberg West, Ivanhoe, Ivanhoe East, Lower Plenty, Macleod, Montmorency, Rosanna, Saint Helena, Viewbank, Watsonia, Watsonia North and Yallambie​


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Banyule in numbers

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*Data sourced from 2021 Census.
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Area attractions​


Burgundy St
Ivanhoe Grammar
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar
Banyule Flats Reserve
Heide Museum of Modern Art
Heidlebern Golf Club
Simpson Barracks
Twilight Sounds Concert
Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub

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A reliable snapshot of the property market in Banyule