Lalor is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 kilometres (11 mi) north of Melbourne’s central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Whittlesea. At the 2011 Census, Lalor had a population of 19,873.
Lalor is named after Peter Lalor, leader of the Eureka Stockade rebellion and later member of the Victorian parliament. The suburb was originally pronounced (locally ), after Peter Lalor, and although some people still pronounce it as such, in recent times the pronunciation or (locally) has become predominant, whilst the Federal electorate of Lalor is still predominantly pronounced , locally .
The eastern and western borders of Lalor are defined by Darebin Creek and Merri Creek respectively.