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Murrumbeena

Murrumbeena is a coveted suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 13 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.

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  • Area:2.632 km2
  • Elevation:51 m
  • Population:9,926
  • Local Government Area:Glen Eira City Council

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Murrumbeena is a coveted suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 13 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Glen Eira. At the 2016 Census, Murrumbeena had a population of 9,926.Murrumbeena is a small suburban area with extensive parklands and a rich artistic heritage. It has multiple commercial zones featuring services and thriving cafes, including: Murrumbeena Village, nearby the train station; Poath Road; North Road; and Murrumbeena Road nearby the Beauville Estate and Duncan McKinnon Reserve. # History The Boon Wurrung, the Indigenous Australians of the Kulin Nation, are recognised as the traditional owners of the land now known as Murrumbeena. 14 May 1879 – Murrumbeena Railway station opens and the name Murrumbeena is officially adopted for the settlement 21 September 1889 – Railway station signal box contract signed to erect by J. Brown. 12 May 1890 – Murrumbeena Post Office opens 1891 – A Murrumbeena football team competed against Oakleigh and other clubs. 1900– Film segments of Soldiers of the Cross, the world's first narrative drama film presentation, shot at Murrumbeena Girls Home. 1918 – Murrumbeena Football Club is formed 1921 – Merric Boyd opens Australia's first pottery studio at Open Country, 4 Wahroonga Road 1922 – Electrification of railway & wicket gates 1930s – Fredrick Cox commences Jolliff Pottery 1939 – Hatton Beck and Lucy Boyd open Altamira Pottery 1944 – Arthur Boyd, John Perceval and Peter Herbst establish Arthur Merric Boyd (AMB) Pottery at 500 Neerim Road 1972 – Shortening of railway siding at station used to deliver coal and goods. 1972 – Schwob's Swiss Bakery expand into manufacturing, moving to premises in Murrumbeena 6 December 1977 – Removal of railway siding at station. 1989 – Boyd Park established and officially opened by the Mayor of Caulfield, Veronica Martens. Caulfield Environment Group established by local residents to rehabilitate and plant flora in park. 1996 – Murrumbeena Secondary College closed 1998 – Oasis Bakery established 2004 – Murrumbeena Community Bank established to support local businesses and the community 2006 – The second Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship held in Murrumbeena 2010– The Neerim Road level crossing identified by the RACV as one of the worst for traffic congestion in metropolitan Melbourne. 2016 – The Victorian government announce plans for grade separation works with an elevated rail project to run through Carnegie, Murrumbeena and Hughesdale, and the relocation of Hughesdale station to within Murrumbeena 2018 – New elevated station opens 2021 – Murrumbeena Village Precinct receives Heritage Overlay # Weather # Things to do

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