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    Lalor - Melbourne Suburb

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    Lalor is a suburb of Melbourne’s outer metropolitan region and is located about 18 km north of Melbourne’s CBD. The City of Whittlesea is Lalor’s local municipality. Post code is 3075.The suburb Lalor was named in honour of a man, Peter Lalor, whom was a member of the Victorian Parliament. Many streets and shops are named after Lalor. According to local residents, Lalor is considered a family-friendly, safe and multicultural suburb. Shops, schools, parks and recreation centres are very nearby. 

    Demographics

    According to the 2016 census, the population of Lalor was at 22,594. Median age of people in Lalor is 37. Common ancestries in Lalor include 11.4% Italian, 9.1% Australian, 8.3% English, 8.1% Macedonian and 7.5%.from Greek. Common professions in Lalor are technicians, tradies, labour workers, admin workers, professionals, Machinery Operators and Drivers, sale workers, managers, etc. 5Median weekly rent is $316.

    Recent stats show that 17.9% are established couples and families, 16.9% of people are older couples and families and 14% independent youth.

    Schools

    There are about quite a number of schools in Lalor, giving you heaps of options to choose from. Following is a list of schools, colleges and special schools in the suburb of Lalor;

    • Lalor Primary School
    • Lalor North Primary School
    • St Catherine's Primary School
    • Lalor Secondary College
    • St Luke’s Primary School
    • Lalor Gardens Primary School
    • Merriang Special Developmental School
    • Northern School Of Autism
    • Peter Lalor Vocational College

    Transport 

    Lalor is close to public transport which is an advantage. You can access public trains and buses easily. Railway station in Lalor is located on the South Morang line. The city is not too far away from the suburb. Lalor is close to Ring Road and there’s good accessibility to freeways. 

     

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    Health

    You can visit your local GP and nurse at clinics situated within Lalor at:

    • Lalor Clinic- located 1 Messmate St
    • Lalor Family Practice-  located 290 Station St
    • Lalor Plaza Medical Centre- located 20 Mckimmies Rd
    • Doctors of Lalor Plus- located 1 May Rd

    There are also some dental clinics in Lalor which include Lalor Family Dental Clinic and Stella Dental.

    Real Estate 

    If you are looking to buy a house or just want general information of the median of buying a house or unit in Lalor, following are the 2018 figures:

    ➢ 2 bedroom house-  $583k 
    ➢ 3 bedroom house - $590k 
    ➢ 4 bedroom house $740k

    For a 2 bedroom unit, the median $390k

    Median Rent would be $360 per week. The market in Lalor is considered to be a high demand market, many professionals are shifting to this suburbs to buy units or townhouses. 

    Shopping

    One of the best things about Lalor is that there is a nice big shopping mall just 8 minutes away which is the Pacific Epping Plaza. It has about 100+ stores you can shop from and enjoy. 

    Lalor also has a plaza called Lalor Shopping plaza. Lalor has a fantastic strip of shops and speciality shops. You can also find Coles and Woolworth’s supermarkets here.

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    Things to do 

    Lalor has a great vibrant market, shopping plaza, tasty food, excellent library and close to essentials you would need on a day to day basis. 

    Here a list of places to go and things to do in Lalor and nearby:

    • Lalor Library
    • Lalor Recreation Reserve
    • Lalor shopping plaza
    • Pacific Epping Plaza
    • Woodlands Place Park
    • Casey Drive Park
    • Rosemary Park

    Restaurants

    Here are some names of restaurants where you can enjoy a variety of cuisines like Chinese, seafood, Vietnamese, Indian, Italian, etc.

    • Golden Dragon BBQ & Seafood House
    • Vinh Long Restaurant (Vietnamese Restaurant)
    • Chu Quy Restaurant (Vietnamese Restaurant)
    • Marhaba Restaurant
    • Kaayal Indian Cuisine
    • Aghan Kebab House
    • Café Ayaan
    • Gino’s Pizza



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