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The City of Hume is located at metropolitan Melbourne’s northern fringe, just 15 km from the centre of Melbourne.

Hume has a rich history of cultural diversity and today includes residents from more than 160 countries living across 27 suburbs like Broadmeadows, Craigieburn and Tullamarine. Melbourne International Airport is located in Hume and is one of the municipality’s largest employers.


Find out more at the Hume City Council website

Main Suburbs:
  • Sunbury
  • Melbourne Airport
  • Craigieburn
  • Broadmeadows
  • Campbellfield
Key industries:
  • Transport, postal and warehousing
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

Hume at a glance

27-45km
North of Melbourne’s city centre
24-40mins
Travel time from the city by car or bus
35-60mins
Travel time from the city by train
$421,000
Median house cost (July 2017)
$309,000
Median unit price (July 2017)
39
Primary schools
7
High schools
1
University campuses
$350
Median house rental per week (March 2017)
$320
Median unit rental per week (March 2017)

Education

Find an early childhood service or school at the Department of Education and Early Childhood development website or find out more about education and preschool.

Access the Victorian Skills Gateway to find local Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers. This includes public TAFE institutions, adult community education and private VET providers.

Health

To locate a hospital in this area, use the interactive maps provided on the Victorian Government’s Health.vic website.

Visit the Better Health Channel's health services directory for more health care information and services.

Where are most migrants from?

Flag of Iraq 5.4%
Iraq
Flag of India 4.4%
India
Flag of Turkey 3.1%
Turkey
Flag of Lebanon 1.8%
Lebanon
Flag of NZ 1.7%
New Zealand

Top five languages other than English

8.3%
Arabic
6.8%
Turkish
3.3%
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic
2.9%
Italian
2.8%
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic
Sources:

House and unit prices: Home Price Guide.
Rental prices: Department of Health and Human Services Rental Report 
Cultural groups: Census 2016, ABS

More information: To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory.