Keilor East is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria,
Australia, 16 km north-west of Melbourne's central business district.
Its local government areas are the Cities of Brimbank and Moonee Valley.
At the 2011 Census, Keilor East had a population of 13,259.
East is bounded in the west by the Maribyrnong River in the City of
Brimbank, in the north by the Calder Freeway, in the east by Hoffmans
Road, and in the south by Buckley Street, Steele Creek and Rose Hill
East Post Office opened on 1 July 1947. This was renamed Niddrie in
1956, and a new Keilor East office opened in November 1957. Linconville
Post Office on McFarlane Street opened in 1964 and closed in 1988.
East was previously located in the former City of Keilor, though now
sits partially in the City of Brimbank (west of the Albion-Jacana
railway line) and the remainder in the City of Moonee Valley (east of
the Albion-Jacana railway line).
Keilor contains the Milleara Shopping Centre (previously named and
still commonly known as Milleara Mall), on the corner of Milleara Road
and Buckley Street, as well as the small Centreway Shopping Centre and
Dinah Parade shopping strip.
East has a public primary school, Keilor Heights Primary School, St.
Peters School, a private primary school, a campus of the public
secondary school Essendon Keilor College, and a campus of the private
Uniting Church school Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School.
East had many more schools in the 1980s and 1990s, such as Lincolnville
Primary School, Keilor South Primary School and Overland Primary
School. Lincolnville and Keilor South merged in 1988 to form Rosehill
Park Primary School (on the former Keilor South Primary School site). At
the end of 1993, Rosehill Park and Overland closed down by the State
Liberal Government of Jeff Kennett, and Keilor Heights absorbed most of
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