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What people are saying

MattH5
"Many elevated streets with great views of botany bay, the city and suburbs"
BellaF
"Food"
JodiM1
"friendly "
J&PW
"Close to parks, the sea and city "

Movers & shakers in the rankings

#79 - Up 7 spots in Perth (Greater)

#45 - Down 1 spot in Sydney (Greater)

#346 - Down 66 spots in Sydney (Greater)

Top community reviews

martin66
4/5 rating details
  • Childcare 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Schools 4/5

"Ballan, New York, Paris? I wouldnt live anywhere else but in Ballan."

Ballan is a small country town with a population of around 3,000 people, located approximately 70 km's West of Melbourne along the Western Highway, It is the next town after passing Bacchus Marsh on the way to Ballarat, It is a hidden beautiful, small country town that has all the major services that are needed for a young growing family to settle, grow and live together, The town has Childcare facilities, A Primary School, Hospital, Police, Fire and Ambulance Station, It has a small but growing... Full review
Pros
  • Close proximity to Melbourne, Ballarat, Bendigo and Geelong
  • Close community
  • Relaxed way of life
Cons
  • Shopping is limited
  • Not too much nightlife
  • Colder in Winter
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Country Lovers
  • Trendy & Stylish
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