Melbourne skyline
Melbourne skyline

Melbourne is often called the world's most livable city. Evidence of the city's multiculturalism is everywhere - in the mouth-watering variety of its cuisine, in its historic Chinese, Italian and other precincts, and in the heterogeneity of its people. Daily exposure to so many different traditions has promoted an atmosphere of tolerance and mutual respect.

  • Shopping in Melbourne is exciting and diverse. Innovative shopping centres vie for custom with historic arcades, department stores and specialist boutiques.

  • Melbourne is the sporting capital of Australia, home of the Australian Tennis Open, the Australian Grand Prix, and the Melbourne Cup. The city has four world-class race courses.

  • There are few other places in Australia where people have such ready access to so many leisure opportunities. Melbourne is located on the shores of Port Phillip Bay, a haven for boating, swimming and fishing. The high country is an hour away by car. It attracts skiers in winter and bushwalkers in summer.

  • Arts and entertainment abound in Melbourne. Opera, ballet, theatre and orchestral prformances take place throughout the year. Outdoor concerts are popular in summar. Melbourne is home to the Australian Ballet, the Victoria State Opera and the Melbourne Symphony. Melbourne also boasts a rich film culture, and a magnificent casino.


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Boroondara City

Eastern Middle Melbourne

Frankston City

Greater Dandenong City

Hume City

Inner Melbourne

Average summer day temperature: 25.8°C
Average winter day temperature: 13.4°C
Average annual rainfall: 656.8mm
Average clear days: 45.1
Average daily sunshine hours: 5.6

Inner Melbourne is a place for business, shopping, and culture. The National Gallery of Victoria displays an exceptional indigenous collection, or you can visit the Koorie Heritage Trust Inc at 234-236 Flinders Lane, Melbourne. Melbourne is sometimes thought of as Australia's centre for the performing arts, here audiences can enjoy comedy, opera, dance, musicals and much more.

Moreland City

Mornington Peninsular

Average summer day temperature: 25.0°C
Average winter day temperature: 12.8°C
Average annual rainfall: 739.5mm
Average clear days: 13.7

The Mornington Penensular is an area that encompases places such as Frankston, Mt Eliza, and Red Hill. The area also contains wonderful wineries located in the Red Hill area.

Wandin East

Located 50km East of Melbourne in the heart of extensive vineyard, orchard, nursery and flower growing region at the gateway to the Yarra Valley.

Western Melbourne