Living Here

Quick Facts


Location

  • 25km North of Melbourne
  • 6km from the Hume Freeway Cooper Street exit
  • 5km from Epping Shopping Centre precinct
  • 5km from the Northern Hospital
  • Easy access to the emerging Cooper Street
  • Employment Precinct

Future Town Centres

The proposed two Town Centres will provide a broad range of retail opportunities including:

  • Coles supermarket (due to open 2016)
  • Specialty shops
  • Restaurants and cafés
  • Variety stores
  • Medical and pharmacy
  • These hubs will also provide other community facilities and are served by convenient parking

Proposed recreation facilities and open space

  • Natural creek corridor
  • Playgrounds and parks (some with free WiFi access)
  • Tennis courts
  • AFL football ovals
  • Soccer pitches
  • Sports pavilion
  • Bocce courts
  • Lawn bowls area

Sustainability

  • Intelligent water recycling for toilet flushing and garden use. It will also help keep the vast amount of open space green
  • Fibre optic network infrastructure provided to all homes by Opticomm within the Lendlease development area
  • On-road bike lanes
  • Shared-path walking trails
  • Encourage the construction of 7 star homes to assist residents in reducing their operating costs whilst being kind to the environment

Transport

  • Two proposed train stations
  • Easy access to Hume Highway
  • Existing and proposed future bus services

Housing Options

  • Your choice of builder
  • Fixed price house and land packages available
  • Quality, modern designs with room for individuality
  • A greater choice of block sizes to suit all budgets and lifestyles
  • Design guidelines aimed at creating beautiful streetscapes in order to protect your investment

Size and Population

  • The overall size is approximately 630ha, of which 315ha is yet to be developed (by Lendlease)
  • Aurora will be home to 25,000 residents upon completion
  • Lendlease will deliver approximately 3,100 new homes

Community and Education

Existing facilities:
  • Creeds Farm Living & Learning
  • Mary MacKillop Catholic Primary School
  • Wallaby Child Care Centre
  • Galada Community Centre features a welcoming plaza and outdoor space, planned activity facilities including community transport, multipurpose meeting rooms and community hall, a commercial kitchen plus community and group activities
Planned facilities:
  • Three Government Primary Schools (Epping North on Harvest Home Rd opens Term 1, 2017)
  • Government Secondary School
  • Two Community Activity Centres (including kindergarten and maternal child health services)
  • District Library


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