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Melbourne CBD

Melbourne’s central business district (the CBD) is the major business hub of the city. Some of the most notable skyscrapers, shopping malls, museums and...

Melbourne CBD

Melbourne Suburbs

The City of Melbourne is a sprawling municipality that covers a number of Melbourne suburbs over 36 square kilometres and has a population of around 120,000 people.

The Melbourne central business district (CBD) is the heart of greater Melbourne and sits in the south of Victoria along Port Phillip Bay.

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Suburbs that closely border the Melbourne CBD include Carlton, Docklands, East Melbourne, Flemington, North Melbourne, Parkville, Southbank, South Wharf, South Yarra and West Melbourne.

Further out, Melbourne suburbs can be broken down into “cities” or “shires” which include a number of suburbs and are run by local councils.

There are many attractions which can be visited in the many suburbs that surround Melbourne such as the beaches in St. Kilda, the Melbourne Zoo in Parkville, the Weribee Park Zoo in Weribee and Scienceworks in Williamstown, just to name a few.

You will also find many hotel and motel providers in the suburbs of Melbourne. To travel out to these suburbs, there are Metro Train and Yarra Tram services to the surrounding suburbs, and VLine Train services which travel further out to the outer suburbs.


Melbourne CBD

Melbourne CBD

Melbourne’s central business district (the CBD) is the major business hub of the city. Some of the most notable skyscrapers, shopping malls, museums and popular public buildings are located here. In addition, a number...

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St Kilda

St Kilda

St Kilda is a trendy suburb that sits only 3 kilometers south-east of the Melbourne CBD. Whether you want to walk, cycle or catch a tram, St Kilda is easily accessible from the CBD and surrounding suburbs. Why not even...

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Docklands

Docklands

Melbourne’s own waterfront precinct of the Docklands has many options available for accommodation, dining and entertainment. If you’re interested in spending a day on the water or even on land, the Docklands...

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Werribee

Werribee is a large residential suburb located 32 kilometres south-west from the CBD. The suburb’s local government is located in the City of Wyndham and the suburb is named after the nearby Werribee River. Werribee has...

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Southbank

Melbourne’s popular Southbank boulevard is known for its unique attractions, high-rise apartments and cultural attractions. This inner-city neighbourhood is one of the most sought after accommodation locations in...

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Williamstown

Williamstown

To take a break from the busy Melbourne city life, come to the beautiful suburb of Williamstown. This scenic suburb is just over the Westgate Bridge from the CBD. Here you’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the...

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South Yarra

South Yarra

South Yarra is another popular suburb of Melbourne; located just a few kilometers south-east of the CBD. Just like Southbank, South Yarra is very popular amongst both visitors and locals. Why not stay in the local...

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Carlton

Carlton

Carlton is known for its amazing historic buildings, well-maintained gardens and open spaces. Visit the past by exploring the first parliament of Australia and the Royal Exhibition Building in the historic Carlton...

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Port Melbourne

Port Melbourne

Melbourne’s sunny bayside suburb of Port Melbourne features modern architecture, a great pier and loads of restaurants. Come and check out the suburb and explore just what Port Melbourne has to offer. Even better...

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Richmond

Richmond

Richmond is popularly known as one of the best food and drink spots in the city. With so many options of restaurants, cafes and eateries to choose from, Richmond easily manages to please all visitors. Richmond is home...

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East Melbourne

East Melbourne

East Melbourne is a small area in the inner city limits of Melbourne; easily reached from the CBD by driving 2km towards the eastern end – surrounded by two prime suburbs of the city area, including the CBD and...

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South Melbourne

South Melbourne

Just a couple of kilometers from the CBD, you’ll find the bustling suburb of South Melbourne. This suburb is known for its historic attractions, upscale residential communities, quality boutique accommodation...

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Tullamarine

Tullamarine is a Melbourne suburb located 17 kilometres north-west from the CBD and is best known for housing the large international airport in Melbourne. Tullamarine is also home to many large housing estates and...

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Fitzroy

Fitzroy

Unlike any other suburb in Melbourne, Fitzroy has its own unique flair. This beautiful suburb has a pulsating setting, beautiful streets and unique activity options for visitors. Perch yourself in a street side bar on...

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North Melbourne

North Melbourne

North Melbourne is another popular suburb; located only 2km north-west of the CBD, with ample accommodation choices and quality serviced apartments. North Melbourne has gained a lot of popularity over the years and is...

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Albert Park

Albert Park

Albert Park is located just 3 km from the city and is home to residential buildings, wide streets, public parks and open air cafes. Visitors who come to Albert park shouldn’t miss visiting its gardens; featuring mature...

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Melton

Melton is a large residential suburb located 35 kilometres north-west from the CBD. What started as a tiny town in 1974 has since experienced rapid growth due to the large areas of land that have been developed for...

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Pakenham

Pakenham is one of Melbourne’s popular suburbs located at the periphery of West Gippsland, 56 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD. The suburb’s local government area is managed by Cardinia Shire. The suburb was named...

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Glen Waverley

Glen Waverley is a residential suburb located 25kms east of the Melbourne CBD and whose local government is the City of Monash. The suburb’s history dates back to the mid-19th century when the first settlements...

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Brighton

Brighton is a leafy beach-side suburb nestled 11kms south-east of Melbourne’s CBD. An affluent suburb, Brighton has some of the most expensive residential properties in Melbourne. With plenty of shops and...

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Sunbury

Sunbury is a suburb located in the north west of Melbourne, just 40 kilometres up the Calder Freeway or Tullamarine Freeway from the CBD. Located close to the Tullamarine Airport, Sunbury is a popular residential town...

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Cranbourne

Cranbourne is a residential suburb located 43 kilometres south-east of the Melbourne CBD. Its local government area is managed by the City of Casey, and the suburb is divided into four regions: Cranbourne, Cranbourne...

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Essendon

Essendon is one of Melbourne’s fastest growing residential suburbs with many beautiful homes and is located just 10 kilometres north from the CBD. Its local government area is managed by the City of Moonee Valley, and...

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Brunswick

Brunswick is Melbourne suburb that is best known for its multi-cultural diversity and rich artistic heritage. Located just four kilometres away from the CBD, it is a popular residential suburb, shopping precinct as well...

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Whittlesea

Whittlesea is a town located 40 kilometres north of Melbourne CBD. The town has its local government area in the City of Whittlesea and has expanded slowly over the years become a residential hub. The town’s first post...

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Hawthorn

Hawthorn is a residential suburb located just 6 kilometres east from Melbourne’s CBD, and has its local government area in the City of Boroondara. The suburb traces its origin as far back as the 1830’s when the first...

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Eastland

Ringwood

Ringwood is a Melbourne suburb located 23 kilometres east from the CBD, with its local government area located in the City of Maroondah. Best known for its numerous park reserves, this is a popular residential suburb...

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Eltham

Eltham is a residential suburb located just 20 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD, with its local government area managed by the Shire of Nillumbik. Eltham stands out as being a well developed town whilst still retaining...

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Box Hill

Box Hill is a small suburb located 14kms east of Melbourne. A popular residential suburb, Box Hill is a very multicultural suburb with a high concentration of Chinese, Indian and Malaysian residents. It is for this...

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Point Cook

Point Cook is an iconic part of Melbourne, largely because it represents the origin of the Royal Australian Air Force. Point Cook is located 30kms south-west from Melbourne and is bordered by the large residential...

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Warrandyte

Warrandyte is a Melbourne suburb located 24 kilometres north-east from the CBD and whose local government area is in the City of Manningham. Bounded by the Mullum Mullum Creek in the west, the Yarra River in the North...

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Berwick

Berwick is a residential suburb located 40kms south-east from Melbourne and is close to the suburbs of Beaconsfield and Narre Warren. The town’s history dates back to 1854 when development began with the construction of...

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Hastings

Hastings is a suburb located on the Mornington Peninsula, 73kms south east of Melbourne around the inlet that leads to the western Port. The suburb is thought to have obtained its name from a quaint fishing town located...

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Bundoora

Bundoora is a residential suburb in Melbourne, located 16 kilometres away from the Melbourne CBD and is commonly reached via the Western / Metropolitan Ring Road. The town’s name is a derivative of ‘Kelbundoora’, a term...

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Footscray

Footscray is a multicultural suburb located just 5 kilometres from the CBD, and whose local government area managed by the City of Maribyrnong. The suburb’s multiculturalism and its eclectic diversity make it a...

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Prahran

Prahran is one of Melbourne’s most eclectic suburbs. It is located just 5 kilometres south-east of the Melbourne CBD, and has its local government manged by the City of Stonnington. Prahran is a popular and affluent...

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Clayton

Clayton is a residential suburb located in Melbourne, just 19 kilometres south-east from the Melbourne CBD. This culturally diverse suburb is primarily known as the home of the large Monash University and the Monash...

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Kew

Kew is an affluent suburb located just 6 kilometres north-east from the Melbourne CBD. The suburb has its local government area managed by the City of Boroondara and is a popular residential suburb. The suburb’s...

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Moonee Ponds

Moonee Ponds is an affluent residential suburb located in the North West region of Melbourne, and is bounded by other well-established suburbs such as Brunswick, Ascot Vale and Essendon. Moonee Ponds is home to a number...

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Caroline Springs

Caroline Springs is a new residential suburb in Melbourne that is located 25 kilometres north of the CBD. Developed from agricultural land in 1999, Caroline Springs has grown today to be one of the biggest urban and...

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Flemington

Flemington

Popularly known for its famous racecourse, Flemington is just 4km north-west of Melbourne’s vibrant central business district. The racecourse hosts some of the most popular horseracing events in the country...

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Parkville

Parkville

Located just a few kms from the Melbourne’s renowned CBD, you’ll find the suburb of Parkville; bordered by the scenic suburbs of Carlton and Brunswick. Why not stay just outside the city in any of the cheaper...

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Altona

Altona is a town located about 13 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD and is a popular residential hub in the western suburbs. One of the most notable features about Altona is its beautiful gardens and parks, shopping...

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Collingwood

Collingwood

Melbourne’s Collingwood is packed with many attractions, art and cultural hotspots, and shopping options for all to explore. Come and discover the local history, live music, great food and shopping here. Consider...

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Doncaster

Doncaster is a residential suburb located 17 kilometres north-east from the Melbourne CBD and is fondly referred to as ‘Donny’. The suburb is largely centred around Doncaster Hill which is one of the highest points in...

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Preston

Preston is a residential suburb located just 9 kilometres north from the Melbourne CBD with its local government area managed by the City of Darebin. Established in the early 1830’s, today Preston is a bustling...

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Caulfield

Caulfield is a popular suburb in Melbourne located 12 kilometres south-east from the CBD and is bordered by Elsternwick to the west and Malvern East to the east. Best known as the home of the iconic Caulfield...

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Elwood

Elwood is a Melbourne suburb located just 8 kilometres south of the CBD, and whose local government area is managed by the City of Port Phillip. The famed suburb is located just south of St. Kilda and is an iconic beach...

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Epping

Epping is one of the fastest growing suburbs in Melbourne and is located 26 kilometres north of the Melbourne CBD. It is managed the the City of Whittlesea. Epping’s history dates back to the mid-19th century when a...

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Heidelberg

Heidelberg is a residential suburb located 13 kilometres north-east from Melbourne’s CBD. What was once a vast town located on the outskirts of the city, the suburb was integrated into Melbourne following the region’s...

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Sandringham

Sandringham is a beach-side and residential suburb located just 16 kilometres south from the Melbourne CBD. With its local government area in the City of Bayside, this charming suburb is the perfect place to live, work...

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Camberwell

Camberwell is a suburb in Melbourne, located just 10 kilometres from the CBD. The suburb’s boundaries are generally marked by three key roads, namely Warrigal Rd, Burke Rd and Toorak Rd. The suburb’s local government...

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Coburg

Coburg is a culturally diverse residential suburb located just 8 kilometres north of the Melbourne CBD. Sydney Road cuts right through the middle of Coburg and is one of the main hot spots with many businesses, cafes...

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Craigieburn

Craigieburn is a residential suburb located 26 kilometres north from the Melbourne CBD, with its local government managed by the City of Hume. The rapidly growing suburb spans from Mount Ridley to Bridgewater Road. In...

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Hoppers Crossing

Hoppers Crossing is a residential suburb located 23 kilometres south-west from the CBD, just north of the large suburb of Werribee. As a fast growing suburb, Hoppers Crossing has a large amount of amenities for its...

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Northcote

Northcote is a multicultural residential suburb located just 6 kilometres north from the Melbourne CBD. With many young professionals moving into Northcote in recent years, the suburb has undergone gentrification with...

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Wantirna

Wantirna is a suburb of Melbourne which is located 24 kilometres east of the CBD. The suburb’s local government area is in the City of Knox. The suburb’s name is derived from a local Aboriginal word translated to mean...

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Yarraville

Yarraville is a dynamic suburb located in Melbourne, just 8 kilometres west of the city. The suburb’s local government area is located in the City of Maribyrnong. What was once a working-class suburb has since undergone...

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Cremorne

Cremorne is a tiny suburb located south of Richmond, just 2 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD. With its local government area managed by the City of Yarra, the suburb covers only one square kilometre. What the suburb...

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Ascot Vale

Ascot Vale is a suburb of Melbourne which is located 5 kilometres north-west of the city. The suburb is bordered by Lyons Road to the south and Moonee Ponds Creek to the east and has a postcode of 3032. Ascot...

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Burwood

Burwood is a suburb located approximately 14kms to the east of the Melbourne CBD near the suburbs of Camberwell and Surrey Hills. Bounded by Warrigal Road, Riversdale Road, Middleborough Road and Highbury Road, Burwood...

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South Wharf

South Wharf

Melbourne’s South Wharf offers some of the best choices of bars, restaurants and cafes in the city. In addition, the promenade is home to one of the best and most popular restaurant scenes. Why not choose to stay in the...

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Sunshine

Sunshine is a multicultural Melbourne suburb located 13 kilometres from the CBD and its local government area is located in the City of Brimbank. Sunshine’s history dates back to the late 19th century when it was known...

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Toorak

Toorak

Toorak is one of the most prestigious and wealthy suburbs of Melbourne. Located just 3 kilometers south-east of the CBD, the suburb is home to many of Melbourne’s rich and famous. Today, Toorak is known as a...

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Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe is a residential suburb and is located just 10 kilometres north-west from the CBD. The suburb had its first post office opened in 1874, and the region has since grown in leaps and bounds. The most distinct...

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West Melbourne

West Melbourne

As its name would suggest, West Melbourne borders the Melbourne CBD to the west. Its proximity to the CBD and the north-western suburbs make it a prime location for residents and visitors to Melbourne – sitting...

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Abbotsford

Abbotsford

Victoria’s Abbotsford was once a prominent industrial hub, with a number of old-style industrial buildings still found in the area – some dating as far back as 1888. In the past, Abbotsford was home to popular...

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Maribyrnong

Maribyrnong is a residential suburb located 8 kilometres north-west from the CBD and is bordered by the popular suburbs of Footscray & Essendon. The suburb was named after the Maribyrnong River whose waters from...

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Windsor

Windsor is a small Melbourne suburb that lies just 5 kms south-east of the Melbourne CBD. Bordered by Prahran and St. Kilda, it is centrally located and a popular residential suburb. Its local government area is split...

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Armadale

Armadale is one of Melbourne’s popular residential suburbs and is located just 7 kilometres south-west from the Melbourne CBD and borders the suburbs of Toorak and Malvern. The suburb’s name has Scottish heritage as one...

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn is one of Melbourne’s suburbs nestled 10 kilometres away from the CBD and mostly consists of industrial estates. Brooklyn is bordered by Sunshine West, West Footscray, Yarraville and Altona North and has a low...

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Kensington

Kensington is a residential suburb located just 4 kilometres north-west from the CBD and has its local government area managed by the City of Melbourne. Kensington is bounded by the Maribyrnong River in the west, the...

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Newport

Newport is a residential suburb located just 7 kilometres south-west from the Melbourne CBD. Its local government area managed by the City of Hobsons Bay. The construction of the Newport Railway Workshops was integral...

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Newquay

Newquay

Newquay is a small, up-scale water-side suburb close to the famous Docklands waterfront precinct in Melbourne; conveniently located within a short distance from the CBD. For a change of scenery, why not stay in any of...

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Victoria Harbour

Victoria Harbour

Victoria Harbour is located adjacent to Melbourne’s Docklands and features includes piers and waterfront promenades within the area. Victoria Harbour has recently become a popular attraction in Melbourne as city...

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Princes Hill

Princes Hill

Princes Hill is a suburb located just a few kilometers north of the CBD – named after the England’s Prince of Wales. Princes Hill boasts beautiful parklands and open spaces. Some of these parks have...

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