Fawkner is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 12 km north from Melbourne’s central business district. Its Local Government Areas are the City of Moreland and the City of Hume. At the 2011 Census, Fawkner had a population of 12,596.
The major portion within the City of Moreland is bounded by Merri Creek on the east, Sydney Road on the west, the Western Ring Road on the north and Boundary Road on the south separating the suburb from Coburg North. The smaller portion within the City of Hume extends north to Camp Road and Mahoneys Road.