Doncaster East is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 22 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District in the local government vicinity of the City of Manningham. At the 2011 Census, Doncaster East had a population of 27,047. It is placed within the hills between the Koonung Creek and the Mullum Mullum Creek. The vicinity was initially occupied through the Wurundjeri, Indigenous Australians of the Kulin country, who spoke iations of the Woiwurrung language institution. After European settlement, the location turned into used for agriculture, predominantly orchards. A small agreement become set up in the 1860s, known as Waldau, which became home to many German settlers, who planted the big areas of pine bushes that also exist today.
German Lane was the original call for George Street, and Bismarck Street the authentic name for Victoria Street. The names had been replaced during the First World War and the present names followed. The Post Office opened on 8 August 1887. A Tunstall Square workplace became open from 1965 till 1990. Like an awful lot of the City of Manningham, Doncaster East become predominantly blanketed in fruit orchards for a while earlier than subdivision started and it have become a contiguous a part of Melbourne. Housing estates started to replace orchards within the 1960s, commonly along Doncaster Road, inside the southern half of of the suburb. The north half of the suburb was developed via the 1970s and 1980, with the remaining orchard being removed inside the 1990.