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Strathfieldsaye is a suburb of the city of Greater Bendigo in Victoria, Australia. It takes its name from Stratfield Saye House, which was awarded to the Duke of Wellington following his defeat of Napoleon.
In the 2011 census, Strathfieldsaye had a population of 4,648. A Strathfieldsaye Post Office opened on 1 January 1864 and a Strathfieldsaye North office on 8 December 1876. In 1877 Strathfieldsaye was renamed Emu Creek, and Strathfieldsaye North became StrathfieldsayeA railway connected Strathfieldsaye with Bendigo between 1888 and 1958.Strathfieldsaye is one of Bendigo's outer-lying suburbs. Strathfieldsaye and its neighbouring suburbs are among some of the wealthier in Bendigo, but also more expensive to live.Many people with employment in Melbourne, Victoria, live in Bendigo, due to the cheaper housing and not long travel distance to their job in Melbourne.
2006 saw the commencement of a new sporting complex built in Strathfieldsaye which consists netball courts, football ovals, cricket nets, cricket pitches and a functions room. This sporting complex is now the home ground of the Strathfieldsaye Storm an Australian rules football team that plays within the Bendigo Football League.
Strathfieldsaye includes two primary schools; St. Francis of the Fields and Strathfieldsaye Primary School. But also includes a Catholic Secondary school in nearby Junortoun named Catherine McAuley College (formally Catholic College Bendigo).