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Explore Suburbs by Municipality
City of Banyule
The 21 suburbs of Banyule City lay on 63 square kilometres north-east of central Melbourne. Banyule has plenty of open spaces and parklands, especially along the Yarra and Plenty River valleys.
City of Bayside
Bayside City's northern boundary is about 8 kilometres from the Central Business District of Melbourne. The city coastline stretches for 17 kilometres from Head St Brighton in the north to Charman Rd Beaumaris in the south.
City of Boroondara
The City of Boroondara is in Melbourne's inner and middle-eastern suburbs, 5km east of the CBD. Almost two-thirds of the City is bounded by water courses and parklands including the Yarra River, Gardiner's Creek and Yarra Bend Park.
City of Brimbank
The City of Brimbank is the second largest municipality in Melbourne, located in the Western Region about 20 kms from the central business district.
City of Casey
The City of Casey is 40km south east of Melbourne. It is Victoria's largest and fastest-growing municipality and the dominant growth area for sth-eastern Melbourne. It's the third-fastest growing council in Australia behind the Gold Coast & Brisbane City.
City of Darebin
The City of Darebin is a large, diverse municipality to the north of the central business district that incorporates a mix of residential, industrial and retail areas. The city includes La Trobe University and Northland Shopping Centre.
City of Frankston
Frankston City is situated on the eastern shore of Port Phillip Bay, about 40km south of Melbourne central business district. It is the major retail, employment, cultural, professional and administrative services centre for Melbourne's south-east.
City of Glen Eira
Glen Eira is a densely populated and culturally very diverse residential area in the inner south-east of Melbourne. It is home to Caulfield Racecourse and the Caulfield Campus of Monash University.
City of Greater Dandenong
Located to the south east, Greater Dandenong is the most ethnically diverse area in Victoria and Melbourne's second largest retail and commercial centre, including over 7,000 businesses, large shopping complexes and the Dandenong Markets.
City of Hobsons Bay
Hobsons Bay is situated at the northern end of Port Phillip Bay, about 10km west of central Melbourne. With over 20kms of coastline. It is also home to significant coastal wetlands and five creek systems.
City of Hume
Hume City is a growing, urban fringe municipality about 20 kms from Melbourne's central business district. The southern parts of the city are well-established urban areas, while the north remains rural in character.
City of Kingston
Kingston City sits beside the north eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay, about 15kms south of the Melbourne central business district.
City of Knox
The City of Knox is situated in the outer eastern metropolitan area. It is a large municipality that has been through a period of rapid housing and business development over the past three decades.
City of Manningham
Manningham is located just 12km east of the Melbourne CBD. It is defined by the Yarra River to the north and west, and Koonung Creek to the south. Manningham is a city of contrast, with urban areas as well as rural properties and hobby farms.
City of Maribyrnong
The City of Maribyrnong is a small, densely populated area, located in the inner west of Melbourne on the edge of the Maribyrnong River. The City has the second most ethnically diverse population in Victoria.
City of Maroondah
The fast-growing City of Maroondah encompasses many of Melbourne's outer eastern suburbs. The two major retail centres of Maroondah are Ringwood and Croydon.
City of Melbourne
The City of Melbourne municipality includes 14 suburbs that people from many cultures call home. The 37.7 km2 municipality includes most of Melbourne's famous sporting venues an
City of Melton
The City of Melton is a fast growing area on Melbourne's western rural-urban fringe and now consists of around 31 suburbs.
City of Monash
The culturally diverse City of Monash is located 20km south east of Melbourne's central business district.
City of Moonee Valley
The City of Moonee Valley is located in Melbourne's north-west suburbs. It is a diverse and established residential, commercial and industrial area with a broad range of suburbs serving a range of housing needs.
City of Moreland
The City of Moreland, 5km from the CBD, is a mix of residential and industrial areas, with a major retailing strip along Sydney Road. Other features include the Fawkner Crematorium and the former Pentridge Prison.
City of Port Phillip
One of the oldest areas of Melbourne, Port Phillip is known for its many dynamic urban villages, a foreshore which stretches for over 11km, cultural diversity, magnificent heritage buildings, artistic expressions and beautiful parks and gardens.
City of Stonnington
The City of Stonnington is a blue chip area located in Melbourne’s inner south-eastern suburbs, a short distance from the centre of Melbourne and alongside the Yarra River.
City of Whitehorse
Whitehorse is a major commercial and residential municipality in Melbourne's east, approximately 15 km from Melbourne's CBD. Whitehorse is a mix of quiet residential streets and bustling shopping centres.
City of Whittlesea
The southern parts of the City of Whittlesea are well established urban areas, while the north remains rural in character. The culturally diverse city incorporates important facilities such as the Epping Hospital and Plaza Shopping Centre.
City of Wyndham
One of Australia’s fastest growing municipalities, Wyndham City is located on the south-western fringe of Melbourne.
City of Yarra
The City of Yarra is in the inner eastern and northern suburbs of Melbourne and includes popular suburbs like Carlton North, Fitzroy and Richmond.
Shire of Mornington Peninsula
The Mornington Peninsula Shire is a popular coastal region south-east of Melbourne's CBD between Port Phillip and Western Port Bays,.
Life by the bay varies from peaceful seaside suburbs like Rosebud, to thriving and action-packed metropolis' like St Kilda.
Well established and coveted suburbs with strong demand, a history of sustainable property growth, good schools and transport links.
Looking for fresh air, open spaces and slower pace - a country lifestyle awaits!
We've listed some suburbs that have a great range of exciting things to do... You'll never be bored living here.
Suburbs that are great for raising a family, with excellent schooling options and all the conveniences a family could want within close proximity.
Looking for a delicious location, a foodie hot spot? There are definitely some suburbs that stand out for their culinary scene.
We've hand-picked some suburbs where the locals are super friendly and everyone knows everyone (well nearly).
These suburbs have a flourishing sub-culture, associated with alternative music, arts, organic and artisanal foods and alternative lifestyles.
Inner city living
Looking for a vibrant inner-city lifestyle where every convenience is right at your doorstep. We've shortlisted some inner-city suburbs.
Beautiful vistas from mountain ranges, fresh air, water and hiking opportunities... there's so much to love about mountain living!
Peace & quiet
If it's peace and quiet you're looking for, a laid-back small town vibe, then look no further than these beauties.
Ever wondered which suburbs boast a great life for pets? Well we've selected a range of suburbs that have a pet-friendly atmosphere.
Sports & recreation
If you're a sports nut then living in a suburb that has great sports grounds, gyms and facilities and more will probably be important to you.
Fishing & boating
Explore a range of areas where there are some great spots for fishing or boating activities nearby.
If you're looking for a sea change check out our top picks for a carefree beach-side lifestyle.
Life in these suburbs offers pretty much everything to meet your shopping heart desires.
Do you need get away from the buzz of the city or suburbia? Check out these beautiful green places - where life is tranquil.
If your a fan of a suburb that is uber trendy, fashionable and jam-packed with great cafes and beautiful people, then here are some spots for you.
Looking for a great location with all the conveniences that's close to the CBD? Then look no further...