Greater Melbourne

Suburb profile by region

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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City of Kingston

Kingston City sits beside the north eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay, about 15kms south of the Melbourne central business district.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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City of Monash

The culturally diverse City of Monash is located 20km south east of Melbourne's central business district.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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City of Wyndham

One of Australia’s fastest growing municipalities, Wyndham City is located on the south-western fringe of Melbourne.

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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.

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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,.

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Bayside living

Life by the bay varies from peaceful seaside suburbs like Rosebud, to thriving and action-packed metropolis' like St Kilda.

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Blue Chip

Well established and coveted suburbs with strong demand, a history of sustainable property growth, good schools and transport links.

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