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Warrandyte is a suburb in Yarra Valley, 23 km east of Melbourne.

Its local government area is the. At the 2016 census, Warrandyte had a population of 5,502. The name, Warrandyte, comes from the Aboriginal Australian dreamtime story about a great eagle called Bunjil who created and watched over the land, and once hurled a star down to destroy those who he saw doing the wrong thing. Where the star struck created a gorge in which much of the town today is located. Bunjil's people remembered the spot, and referred to it as Warrandyte, speculated to mean "that which is thrown".

Gold was first discovered in Warrandyte in 1851, as with Bendigo and Ballarat. These discoveries were some of the leading movements of the start of the Gold Rush.

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