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Monash is named after General Sir John Monash, (1865 to 1931), who commanded the Australian Army in France in the First World War.

It was gazetted on 1 August 1975 and first settled in 1978. Streets are named after engineers and the suburb consists primarily of detached houses on suburban blocks. The suburb is bounded by Erindale Drive, Drakeford Drive, Isabella Drive and Ashley Drive. Located in the suburb is Isabella Pond and part of the Tuggeranong Creek. Facilities include the Goodwin Retirement Village, a primary school and a recreation oval. (source)

Median property value for Monash 2904 (source)

2001

$180k

2011

$456k

2016$502k

Statistics about Monash (source)

Area of Monash

3.41 sq Kms

People

5,431

Male

2,563

Female

2,868

Median age

43

Families

1,499

Average children per family

1.8

All private dwellings

2,205

Average people per household

2.5

Median weekly household income

1,978

Median monthly mortgage repayments

1,964

Median weekly rent

400

Average motor vehicles per dwelling

1.9

The most common ancestries in Monash were

English

25.4%

Australian

24%

Irish

8.7%

Scottish

7.5%

German

3.3%

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