Suburb-profiles

Vermont South

Everybody needs good neighbours, and that’s certainly what you’ll find here as Vermont South’s Pin Oak Court is the filming location for “Neighbours”. This soapie is the longest running drama in Australian television history, and a ‘Neighbours Tour Bus’ operates on a regular basis, attracting much interest from UK visitors.

Vermont South boasts many local parks, reserves & walking trails, including Bellbird Dell, Billabong Park, Lookout Trail Park and Hanover Reserve. Hanover Reserve has a playground for children of all abilities with ramp access to the structure. Other amenities include Morack Public Golf Course, Vermont South Skateboard Ramp, and Sportlink, an $8 million multi-purpose sports facility featuring 4 indoor courts (suitable for netball, basketball, indoor soccer, badminton, & volleyball) and 4 outdoor netball courts.

Vermont South Shopping Centre takes care of all your shopping needs, with the Library & Community House conveniently located in neighbouring streets. Vermont South is also proud to be one of four Sustainable Street Hubs in the City of Whitehorse. A Hub is made up of a group of people who live in the same street, neighbourhood or suburb and have similar interests in living sustainably. The Sustainability Street Hub meets on a regular basis to learn about resource conservation in the home and local community, and to work on projects and events to raise awareness of environmental significance.

This family-friendly suburb offers numerous schools & childcare services including: Livingstone Primary School, Holy Saviour Primary School, Weeden Heights Primary School, Vermont South Special School, Barriburn Preschool, Birralee Preschool, Terrara Preschool, Vermont South Children’s Services Centre, and Emmaus College (Years 7-10 Campus).

Vermont South offers both tram and bus services. Tram Route 75 Vermont South to City (Spencer St) commences at the Vermont South Shopping Centre, while local bus services include Route 742 Eastland to Chadstone and Route 732 Box Hill to Upper Ferntree Gully via Vermont South.