Bundoora is a suburb situated within Melbourne, Victoria, approximately 16km from the city’s central business district. The suburb is named after a Wurundjeri tribesman named Kelbundoora.
Originally inhabited by the Kurnaj-berring tribe, the area was once home to large wetlands prior to European settlement. Today, the suburb is home to more than 28,600 people and houses La Trobe University’s Bundoora Campus. A Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) campus also exists in the area.
Families living in Bundoora will enjoy a wide range of recreational activities, including visits to local restaurants, cafes, libraries, and bowling alleys. Sports oriented families will love to get involved with the region’s local sporting clubs, including a football team, golf club, and baseball club.
The suburb is easily accessible on-foot, by cycling, or via public transport. The Bundoora bus service allows residents to conveniently get around the suburb and its surrounding areas, while cyclists will enjoy traversing the Darebin Creek Trail and Western Ring Road Trail.
In terms of education, Bundoora and its surrounding suburbs are home to 126 early learning services and centres. These early educational services include centre-based care, long daycare, occasional care, family daycare, and out of school hours care.
Many early learning centres in the region offer in-house meals, transport, nappies, incursions and excursions, educational programs, and other convenient extras.