It was originally named “Hazel Glen” in the mid-1870’s when it was settled by Patrick Reid. In 1895 it was renamed, Doreen.
Doreen sits at the foot of the Yarra Ranges, and the area has plenty of trees and plants and is quite hilly. To the west, the suburb is surrounded by forested banks of the Plenty River. Being on the urban fringe, Doreen has a wide variety of animal and bird life.
Doreen has two private schools:
- Plenty Valley Christian College
- Gilson College
And two primary schools:
- Doreen Primary School
- Laurimar Primary School
Attractions and activities in Doreen
There are plenty of attractions and activities in Doreen from which to choose. To find out more about them, you can visit the Information Centre. Activities in the area include:
- Snow Skiing
- Watersports & Boating
- A local gallery and a museum to visit
There are adequate transport services in the town that can be used to get around.
Your Dentist in Doreen
The United Smiles Dental Clinic offers great care for your teeth with proven results. Our modern facilities enable us to provide a comprehensive dental service. Innovative practices and the use of up to date technologies will make sure our dental professionals can provide faster results and effective treatment.
Your dentist in Doreen will ensure that you have healthy teeth and a long lasting beautiful smile by providing best practice dentistry that is available today.
Contact us to schedule appointments for you and your family.
United Smiles services patients from Doreen, Beveridge, and Mernda. Our dental office includes ample parking at the rear of the building. Wheelchair access is also available at the front of the building and, in fact, is standard in all of our surgeries.