Yarra Junction is encounted when traveling between Warburton and Melbourne. Yarra Junction is just that. Yarra Junction is a cross roads town, and this factor predetermined a steady growth for this Melbourne satellite community.
Yarra Junction has a population of circa 1800 and growing.
The Post Office opened on 20 November 1901, a week after the railway arrived.
Yarra Junction was the junction station for the Powelltown Tramway, a three foot gauge line, between 1913 and 1945. (not shown)
Its most famous product was former Richmond premiership ruckman Jack Dyer, also known as Captain Blood, who grew up in the town before moving to Melbourne in his late teens for school.
Yarra Junction is a sort of new town.