Locality Guide

Locality Guide


Discover Melbourne

Regularly named one of the world’s most livable cities, Melbourne, the cultural capital of Australia, is the city that everyone would love with its unique lifestyle. There is much to do and enjoy in Melbourne. As the only city in Australia that allows hot air balloons to fly over the city center, the hot air balloon trip offers you the unparalleled views that you would never wish to miss up. The sweeping city views can be also seen from the Eureka Tower. Possessing the highest viewing platform of Southern hemisphere, the edge that suspends you nearly 300 meters over Melbourne in a glass cube is a great place to face your fear of heights and show you Melbourne from a different perspective.
 
The colonial history has left the city a wide range of cultural heritage places. The Finders Street Railway Station built in 1909, is a cultural icon of Melbourne and one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks with its prominent dome, arched entrance, tower and clocks. If you love Victorian architecture, you would probably fall in love with the culture and heritage the Queen Victoria Market and the Parliament House offer. If you would like to explore more about this lovely city, it is always a good choice to visit the Melbourne Museum.
 
Located at the garden state, Melbourne is brimming with varied and beautiful nature, but one absolute must-see is the fantastic Royal Botanic Gardens in the heart of the city. Consisting of a mix of native and exotic vegetation, you would definitely enjoy the beauty and comfort the garden has to offer.
 
For those looking to spend some of their hard-earned money, the Crown Casino complex offers high-end fashion stores, fine-dining restaurants, bars, nightclubs, spa centers, cinemas, arcades…pretty much anything you could imagine beyond a casino.


Visitor Centre

Melbourne Airport Visitor Information Centre

Location:
Arrival Drive, Melbourne Airport Visitor Information Centre, Melbourne Airport, Victoria, 3045
Operation Hours: Open daily from 7am to midnight
Contact Details:
For general airport information
T: (03) 9297 1805
E: traveller.information@melair.com.au
For travel information & booking service
T: (03) 8326 3347
E: melbairport@ausvc.com.au  
 
Melbourne Visitor Centre
Location:
Federation Square Corner Swanston and Flinders streets, Melbourne 3000 (opposite Flinders Street Station)
Operation Hours:
Open daily from 9am to 6pm
Good Friday 10am to 5pm
Closed Christmas Day
T: (03) 9658 9658
E: visitor@melbourne.vic.gov.au


Facilities

Enjoy the fantastic fusion of fashion, culture, food and art the city has to offer!
Major Shopping Centers:
  • Emporium Melbourne - 287 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
  • Melbourne Central Shopping Mall – 211 La Tribe Street, Melbourne
  • Bourke Street Mall – 231 Victoria Road, Melbourne
  • Block Arcade – 282 Collins Street, Block Arcade Studio, Melbourne
  • Melbourne’s GPO – 350 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Public Transport

Melbourne’s public transport is the easiest and best way to get around the city. The various transport modes and frequent network the city offers would definitely bring you more enjoyment. For more information please visit: https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au


Community

A variety of health services are provided to residents, business and visitors in the city of Melbourne:
  • Royal Children’s Hospital
    50 Flemington Rd, Parkville VIC 3052
    Phone: 9345 5522
  • Royal Women’s Hospital
    20 Flemington Rd, Melbourne VIC 3052
    Phone: 9344 2000
  • Royal Melbourne Hospital
    300 Grattan St, Parkville VIC 3050
    Phone: 9342 7000
  • Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne
    720 Swanston St, Carlton VIC 3053
    Phone: 9341 1000
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Institution
    2 St Andrews Pl, East Melbourne VIC 3002
    Phone: 9656 1111
  • Royal Victorian Eye/Ear Hospital
    32 Gisborne St, East Melbourne VIC 3002
    Phone: 9929 8666
  • Mercy Private Hospital
    159 Grey St, East Melbourne VIC 3002
    Phone: 9928 6555
  • Freemasons Hospital
    320 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne VIC 3002
    Phone: 9483 3833
  • Melbourne Clinic
    130 Church St, Richmond VIC 3121
    Phone: 9429 4688

Schools 

Preschool and kindergartens
  • St Mary’s Anglican Kindergarten
    Queensberry Street (corner Howard Street), North Melbourne
    Phone: 9329 6662
  • Christ Church Grammar Kindergarten
    677 Punt Road, South Yarra
    Phone: 9866 3540
  • Melbourne Girls’ Grammar School – Early Learning Centre
    Barbara Tolson Centre
    63 Clowes Street, South Yarra
    Phone: 9862 9200
Primary schools
  • Carlton Primary School
    Corner of Drummond and Palmerston streets, Carlton
    Phone: 9347 6022
  • Carlton Gardens Primary School
    215 Rathdowne Street, Carlton
    Phone: 9663 6502
  • Christ Church Grammar School
    Corner Punt and Toorak roads, South Yarra
    Phone: 9866 3540
  • Holy Rosary School
    Gower Street, Kensington
    Phone: 9376 9455
  • Kensington Primary School 
    McCracken Street, Kensington 
    Phone: 9376 6013
  • Melbourne City School
    121 King Street, Melbourne
    Phone: 9433 9973
  • Melbourne Girls’ Grammar – Campus
    86 Anderson Street, South Yarra
    Phone: 9862 9200
  • Melbourne Grammar School 
    355 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 
    Phone: 9865 7555
  • North Melbourne Primary School
    210 Errol Street, North Melbourne
    Phone: 9329 6902
  • South Yarra Primary School
    601 Punt Road, South Yarra
    Phone: 9866 3424
  • St Michael’s Primary School
    8 Brougham Street, North Melbourne
    Phone: 9329 9206
Secondary schools
  • Kensington Community High School
    405 Racecourse Road, Kensington
    Phone: 9376 1953
  • Melbourne Girls’ Grammar School
    86 Anderson Street, South Yarra
    Phone: 9862 9200
  • Melbourne Grammar School
    355 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 
    Phone: 9865 7555
  • Ozford College
    Year 10, 11, 12 and ELICOS
    42-46 La Trobe Street, Melbourne
    Phone: 9662 9989
  • Simonds College
    273 Victoria Street, West Melbourne
    Phone: 9329 7699
  • St Aloysius Girls’ College
    31 Curran Street, North Melbourne
    Phone: 9329 0411
  • Taylors College
    Years 10, 11 and 12
    399 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
    Phone: 9670 3788
  • Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School
    234 St Kilda Road, Southbank
    Phone: 9685 9300
  • Wesley College
    577 St Kilda Road, Prahran
    Phone: 8102 6888

Sporting

Melbourne prides itself on its calendar of world class sporting events, including the Australian Open tennis Grand Slam, Formula 1 Australian Grand PrixBoxing Day Test cricket international and the Melbourne Cup Carnival.  With events held on Melbourne throughout the seasons, you can enjoy the excitement by getting tickets of the events.
Melbourne provides a wide range of sport and recreational support programs facilities and activities for its residents and visitors. The city of Melbourne has listed the full range on here