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Yallambie is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 15 km north-east from Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Banyule local government area. Yallambie recorded a population of 4,161 at the 2021 census.
Yallambie sits in the Ivanhoe State Electorate, and shares the same postcode as neighbouring Macleod.
Yallambie is a residential suburb stretched between Greensborough Road to the west and the Plenty River on its east. Its southern border is Lower Plenty Road and Yallambie Road in the north.
The predominant feature in Yallambie is the Simpson Army Barracks. Originally known as the Watsonia Military Camp, it was set up during the Second World War. Yallambie is also home to the Air Force Cadets and the Defence Force School of Signals.
Yallambie's residential population almost doubled when a large parcel of reserved land behind the barracks was converted to residential use following rationalisation of military facilities during the late 1980s. This parcel of land is now known as the Streeton Views Estate.
During the early 2000s The Cascades, an award-winning estate, set along a natural waterway was developed and provides a central feature of cascading water for residents of nearly 80 homes within the estate. The estate also offers relaxing and peaceful surrounds for the local community with wildlife and grassed areas along the water feature.
Yallambie is home to the Federal Government agency Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA).
Yallambie has never had a post office of that name, however the Simpson Barracks Post Office opened on 31 March 1987, replacing the Macleod office open since 1923, and was closed in 1996.
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