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Altona North

Altona North is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 10 km south-west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Hobsons Bay local government area.

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  • Area:13.944 km2
  • Elevation:17 m
  • Population:12,152
  • Local Government Area:Hobsons Bay City Council

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Altona North is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 10 km south-west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Hobsons Bay local government area. Altona North recorded a population of 12,152 at the 2016 census. Bordering suburbs include Altona, Brooklyn, Laverton North, Newport, South Kingsville, Williamstown North, Yarraville. In addition to Paisley Park sporting complex, Altona North is home to three parks, S J Clement Reserve - Gilligan Rd, W L J Crofts Reserve - Blackshaws Rd, Urban Forest Reserve - Grieve Pde. # History The Altona area was home to Kurung-Jang-Balluk Aboriginal people, of the Woiwurrung clan. Altona North Post Office first opened on 11 April 1960 as suburban development took place. In 1966 it was renamed Beevers when a new Altona North office opened in Duke Street to the south. In 1986 Altona Gate Office replaced Beevers.Royal visit to Altona North - The Prince and Princess of Wales came to officially openthe Mason Street Housing Commission Estate in the 1980s. # Weather # Things to do Altona Gate Shopping Centre Kororoit Creek Trail Kororoit Creek In 2012, British festival promoters All Tomorrow's Parties held a festival called I’ll Be Your Mirror across two stages at The Westgate Entertainment Centre and Grand Star Receptions, Dohertys Road Altona North. Headline acts included My Bloody Valentine, The Drones and Beasts of Bourbon.

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