Almost 2000 hectares of land in Melbourne’s west have been included in two new suburbs, with capacity for 20,000 homes. The latest release comes as land prices surge, with population growth pumping up demand for new home sites in Melbourne’s growth areas.

Planning Minister Richard Wynne has formalised two new suburbs, Fraser Rise and Deanside, in the localities previously called Plumpton and Kororoit.

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