Axe Creek, Emu Creek and Eppalock
Axe Creek, Emu Creek and Eppalock are rural localities generally 12 km south-east of central Bendigo and immediately east of Strathfieldsaye. Axe Creek is on the Bendigo-Redesdale Road, and is the name of the census area enclosing all three places. Emu Creek and Eppalock are south of Axe Creek.
The two creeks, Axe and Emu, flow northwards and converge near the Axe Creek village. Axe Creek later joins the Campaspe River.