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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...

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, VIC

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, VIC

St Kilda is a trendy suburb that sits only 3 kilometres 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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

South Yarra is another popular suburb of Melbourne; located just a few kilometres 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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

Just a couple of kilometres 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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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 Tullamarine Airport, Sunbury is a popular residential town with...

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Cranbourne

Cranbourne, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

Brunswick is a 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...

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Whittlesea

Whittlesea, VIC

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, VIC

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 1830s when the first...

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Ringwood

Ringwood, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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 managed by the City of Stonnington. Prahran is a popular and affluent...

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Clayton

Clayton, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

Located just a few kilometres 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...

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Altona

Altona, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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, VIC

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 1830s, today Preston is a bustling...

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