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The City of Monash is a culturally diverse community in Melbourne’s south east with 11 suburbs including Glen Waverley, Oakleigh and Mulgrave. Forty-five per cent of Monash residents were born overseas and the City provides nearly 120,000 jobs – making it the second largest employment destination after Melbourne’s Central Business District.

Monash residents enjoy an array of restaurants and shopping centres, community centres and regular community events.

Find out more at the Monash City Council website

Main Suburbs:
  • Chadstone
  • Oakleigh
  • Glen Waverley
  • Mulgrave
  • Clayton

Key industries:
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

Monash at a glance

18 - 28km
North west of Melbourne's city centre
20-30mins
Travel time from the city by car or bus
30 to 60mins
Travel time from the city by train
$993,000
Median house cost (July 2017)
$489,000
Median unit price (July 2017)
26
Primary schools
12
High schools
1
University campuses
$450
Median house rental per week (March 2017)
$380
Median unit rental per week (March 2017)

Where are most migrants from?

Flag of China 12.5%
China
Flag of India 5.3%
India
Flag of Sri Lanka 3.6%
Sri Lanka
Flag of Malaysia 3.3%
Malaysia
Flag of Greece 2.4%
Greece

Top five languages other than English

14.7%
Mandarin
5.7%
Greek
4.8%
Cantonese
2.5%
Sinhalese
2.1%
Italian

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.

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.