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If you're considering a move to The Basin, continue reading for a brief history lesson to find out more about the lifestyle and what the suburb has to offer.
Overview The Basin is a suburb 31 kilometres east of Melbourne's Central Business District. It is bordered by Kilsyth, Tremont, Boronia, and the Dandenong Ranges in the east. According to the 2016 census, it had a population of 4,416.
Living in The Basin The Basin lies in the forested foothills of the Dandenong Ranges National Park and Mount Dandenong. The suburbs cultural centre is the "The Basin Triangle", which houses the Progress Hall and Elderly Citizens Hall, The Basin Fire Brigade, and some open space.
Despite its village vibe, the town has a good mix of shops and commercial zones. Most of them can be found in the Basin Triangle, and they include cafes, gyms, salons, bookstores, and some restaurants.
The Basin has two preschools (The Basin Pre-school, Goodwin Estate preschool) and several primary schools (the Basin Primary School, St Bernadette's Catholic Primary school).
Bus route 755 links The Basin to the Bayswater, Boronia, and Ferntree Gully train stations.
History of The Basin The Basin and the entire City of Knox were traditionally overseen by the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation before European settlement. Its earliest settlers included William Peverill Watson and the Dobson family. Its first post office opened in 1902.
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