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:
South Yarra - St Kilda Road;
West Melbourne and
View the City of Melbourne boundary map
Neighbouring Councils of the City of Melbourne include: