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The overarching vision for Diggers Rest is the creation of a sustainable community for new and existing residents, that provides day-to-day services, enhances local connectivity and cultivates a strong sense of community, while adding positively to the character and amenity of the local area.

Stages One, Two and Three are now currently selling, with blocks being quickly snapped up by buyers keen to make the move to a more relaxed, semi-rural lifestyle

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  • Close to Services

    The electrified rail line provides direct access from Sunbury to Southern Cross Station via Watergardens. Access from the Calder Freeway is available to Melbourne & Bendigo.

  • Proposed Inclusions

    � A full-line Major Supermarket
    � Service Station
    � Office Space
    � Community Centre
    � Medical Centre & Pharmacy
    � Tavern
    � Specialty & Convenience Shops

  • Local Employment

    Approximately 1200+ local jobs in the town centre and employment area are expected to be created. 28ha of employment land has been allocated to help encourage "family business" employment opportunities.

Check out the amenities

Diggers Rest contains a local pharmacy, a take away, a supermarket a primary school and a fire brigade (CFA), together with three large recreation reserves. Diggers Rest Sporting community consists of the Diggers Rest Football Club which incorporates the Netball Club. Other facilities in the Diggers Rest area include the Holden Flora and Fauna Reserve, Animal Land Children's Farm and SPSK Jadran, a Slovenian social club. Diggers Rest also has a Scout Group, Lions Club, Tennis Club and Residents Association.

Featured Images

  • Community Garden Launch Day
  • Lydia Lassila visits Diggers Rest Primary School
  • Darryl Braithwaite performs live at Diggers Rest
  • Houdini 2010 Centenary of Flight Celebrations

About Diggers Rest

Diggers Rest is a suburb of Melbourne, 33 km north-west from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its Local Government Area is within the City of Melton and the City of Hume. At the 2011 Census Diggers Rest had a population of 2,275. Diggers Rest lies on the Old Calder Highway, along side the Calder Freeway.


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Diggers Rest
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P.O. Box 4, Diggers Rest 3427
Phone: (03) 9740 1060
FAX: (03) 9740 1655
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