Laurimar, Victoria






5/95 Hazel Glen Drive, Doreen VIC 3754



03 9717 7000





Just thirty kilometres north of Melbourne CBD along Plenty Road lies Laurimar, an idyllic blend of scenic and city living.


Laurimar is spread over 324 hectares and currently has nearly 4000 residents. This is expected to reach approximately 9,000 residents upon completion. 

Open Space and Recreation

  • 35 hectares of parks and open space
  • 16 hectares of wetlands home to native wildlife
  • 20 km of walking trails
  • 2 sports playing fields
  • Recreational park including skate space, bbq and playground
  • Village parks up to 1 hectare available to each Laurimar village 


  • Laurimar Primary School
  • Wallaby Child Care & Kindergarten
  • Close to neighbouring schools including:
    - Yarrambat Primary School
    - Doreen Primary School
    - Ivanhoe Grammar
    - Plenty Valley Christian School
    - Acacia College 

Shopping and Lifestyles

  • Laurimar Town Centre
  • Safeway supermarket
  • Over 20 specialty stores
  • Waterfront café
  • Medical precinct
  • Community Activity Centre
  • Health and wellbeing centre
  • Gym & Sports Services
  • Bendigo Bank
  • Convenient direct link to Plenty Road 


  • The Laurimar community portal is a  website available for anyone who lives, works or plays in Laurimar and grants access to forums, events and development information
  • Sports clubs, including basketball, netball, tennis and football.
  • Laurimar Community Activity Centre
  • Maternal and Child Health services
  • Community group space and meeting rooms
  • Sports and recreational classes
  • Country Fire Authority (CFA) station. Some of our staff are trained as on-call volunteers
  • Regular community events
  • Monthly Laurimar Markets
  • Community Garden Competition

Living Options

  • 12 homes available in the Harrisons View Display Village on elevated lots
  • Homes connected to Telstra Smart Wiring
  • Blocks sizes ranging from 313m² – 1000 m² in size.
  • A range of Home & Land & Packages are available 

Leadership in Sustainability

  • Laurimar is home to Australia’s first Zero Emission Home
  • 1 million + tress planted on site
  • Bendigo Bank has a significant role to play in the sustainability of the local community, as it will eventually raise significant funds for the community
  • Briars Village Park kept green all year, through the recycling of household black water
  • Protection of century old River Red Gums 

Leadership in Safety

  • Conduct regular post occupancy reviews to ensure the created spaces are safe for all member of the community.
  • Ongoing assistance with the Ride 2 School Program, including funding the concrete slab for the bike shed
  • Installation late 2011 of the markers for the safe routes to school
  • Annual Community Safety Day
  • Participation in the school’s transport and safety committee
  • Staff participation/membership with Doreen CFA.


Laurimar Alliance.  Members include: Various dept heads of Whittlesea Council, Lend Lease, Dept Planning & Community Development, Laurimar Primary School and Local residents.


2010 - Pacific Region Safe Communities Award