Bulleen is located 12 km north-east of the CBD. Located between the Yarra River and the Eastern Freeway in Melbourne’s east Bulleen is a large residential suburb. Like a number of suburbs in this part of Melbourne the population has decreased and aged significantly over the 1981-1996 period. Bulleen also enjoys a high percentage of home ownership. The suburb features Banksia and Bulleen Parks the Freeway Public Golf Course and the Bulleen Plaza Shopping Centre.