Mount Waverley VIC
Mount Waverley 3149 is a Melbourne suburb located approximately 16km south-east of the city’s central business district. It is home to Mount Waverley railway station and lies about 17.8km from Flinders Street station.
With its population of approximately 33,611 people, Mount Waverley is a particularly large suburb. Mount Waverley Shopping Centre is located centrally within the suburb, while Pinewood Shopping Centre sits to the south-east.
Young families will enjoy the rich culture and history behind the suburb, which is well-known for its beautiful 1930’s-era heritage streets. Many of the area’s original roads are still standing today.
Children will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in Mount Waverley, with its various creeks, parks, and reserves, each of which feature lush native bushland. Families will love the convenience of living in the area, with general stores, bakeries, chemists, and supermarkets all easily accessible via public transport.
Each year, Mount Waverley residents hold a Christmas carols event called Carols in the Village, which attracts many local performers and offers a night of festive spirit and entertainment for families.
In terms of Mount Waverley childcare, there are about 147 early learning centres offering a range of services, including long daycare, occasional care, family daycare, and out of school hours care.