|Location:||18 km (11 mi) from Melbourne|
|Local Government Area:||City of Brimbank|
Derrimut is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 km west from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Brimbank. At the 2006 Census, Derrimut had a population of 1501.
Derrimut is a newly developed suburb in Melbourne. Currently it is booming with new housing and industrial estates. It is named after Derrimut, a nineteenth century Aboriginal Elder. Derrimut Post Office opened on 1 June 1866 in the rural area, but closed in 1918.
The area was home to the "Mount Derrimut" field station of the University of Melbourne from 1964 to 1996. It focused on agriculture. The site was also used by the Western Institute to deliver courses in the late 1980s. Before being used by the University, it was used by ICI for training and conference purposes. The site is now occupied by the Sunshine Golf Club, the course opened in November 2007.
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