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Overview Tullamarine is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, located fourteen kilometres northwest of the Central Business District. The following suburbs neighbour it: Keilor, Keilor Park, Gladstone Park, Airport West, Gowanbrae, and Strathmore. As of the 2016 census, the population of Tullamarine was 17,715.
Living in Tullamarine Tullamarine is a busy suburb with many amenities, it is an excellent place for people who want to experience the comforts of city life. It has a large shopping centre, the Westfield Airport West Shopping Centre, and a smaller shopping centre, the Gladstone Park Shopping Centre. The suburb is also a short drive away from many shops, cafes and restaurants, and the LaManna Supermarket.
History of Tullamarine The town of Tullamarine is said to be named after Tullamareena, a young member of Wurundjeri of the Woiwurrung language group. The Tullamarine town, earlier classified as a village, was on Lancefield Road, now known as Melrose Drive. The town’s primary school was on land that is now part of the airport, and the post office was located near the Tullamarine Reserve. A Wesleyan School opened here in 1855 and was replaced by the State Primary in 1884. Two other schools were also opened in 1859 and 1864. By 1865 Tullamarine also had a hotel, and a running post opened on 4 March 1859.
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