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  • Portmanteau place names of Melbourne

    Melbourne has approximately 320 suburbs (depending on how you count them), each with their own unique name. Some names are more original than others. They may have a historical context, be connected…

  • How many Keilors are there?

    Many suburbs’ names come from existing place names across Melbourne – some are recycled several times. Keilor is one example of this phenomenon. The suburb itself is large but has spawned a…