named from the time people returned
to this area to “re-search” for
gold after the Warrandyte gold
discoveries, Research marks the
edge of the suburban spread and
the beginning of the rural retreat.
It has an established town centre
on the main road just past Eltham.
There are many large acreage
properties scattered over its
hillsides, as well as mud-brick
houses on bush blocks, and newer
developments with contemporary
Originally known as Swipers