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Coolaroo 3048

Coolaroo is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 19 km north of the Melbourne CBD. Its local government area is the City of Hume. At the 2011 Census, Coolaroo had a population of 3,261.

Coolaroo is an Aboriginal word for ‘star’.[citation needed] The popular 1997 Australian film The Castle was set in Coolaroo, although the house featured was actually located in Strathmore. Coolaroo railway station opened to passengers on Sunday 6 June 2010, almost 40 years after plans for a station first surfaced.[2]