Melbourne


Melbourne is Victoria's capital city and the business, administrative, cultural and recreational hub of the state.

The City of Melbourne, as a council, oversees Melbourne's city centre and several inner suburbs. As a capital-city council, it also speaks on behalf of Melbourne in local, national and international forums.

The City of Melbourne works with other local councils and the State Government of Victoria to ensure that Melbourne is one of the safest, healthiest, and cleanest cities in the world. It supports Melbourne's position as Australia's pre-eminent centre for arts and culture, education, fine food and dining and shopping.

Suburbs within the municipality of the City of Melbourne include:

Carlton;

CBD;

Docklands;

East Melbourne;

Kensington;

North Melbourne;

Parkville;

Southbank;

South Yarra - St Kilda Road;

West Melbourne and

Port Melbourne.

View the City of Melbourne boundary map


Neighbouring Councils of the City of Melbourne include:

Hobsons Bay;

Maribyrnong;

Moonee Valley;

Moreland;

Yarra;

Stonnington; and

Port Phillip.