Life in Melbourne, Victoria

Welcome to Melbourne.  We know you are going to love living in Melbourne and have a great time if you are passing through.

Life in Melbourne

Life in Melbourne

Is Melbourne a good place to live?

Yes, Melbourne is a great place to live or visit.  Below our guide to Melbourne will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.

Melbourne

Population of Melbourne

The population of Melbourne is 4,936,349.

Visas required to live in Melbourne

If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Melbourne, you are going to need a visa to do so.  Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Melbourne.  Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.




Map of Melbourne

Weather in Melbourne

Hotels and Accomodation in Melbourne

There are all types of accommodation available in Melbourne.  The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save  www.Bookdirectandsave.com

This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and booking.com but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates  www.bookdirectandsave.com are cheaper.

Alternatively, you can find accommodation here on Airbnb

Or contact any of these great local hotel, apartment or holiday accommodation businesses.

Grand Hyatt Melbourne
32 reviews
Hotels
+61396571234
123 Collins St, Shop 620, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Adelphi Hotel
12 reviews
Hotels
+61380808888
187 Flinders Ln, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
The Langham Melbourne
25 reviews
Hotels
+61386968888
1 Southgate Ave, Melbourne Victoria 3006, Australia
The Cullen
24 reviews
Hotels
+61390981555
164 Commercial Rd, Melbourne Victoria 3181, Australia
Quest Docklands
1 review
Hotels
+61396301000
750 Bourke St, Docklands Victoria 3008, Australia

Melbourne is full of great businesses and helpful services.  Below are a selection of our best.

Accountants in Melbourne

Allied Business Accountants
1 review
Financial Advising, Tax Services
+61390974050
Level 8, 230 Collins St, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Nicholson Partners
1 review
Accountants
+61394845000
831 High St, Thornbury Victoria 3071, Australia
Barnard Baudinette & Co
1 review
Accountants
+61396826182
107 Queensbridge St, South Melbourne Victoria 3006, Australia
Bendigo Bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61393798198
326 Keilor Rd, Shop 1, Niddrie Victoria 3042, Australia
Bongiorno Financial Advisers
1 review
Financial Services
+61398633111
431 St Kilda Rd, Level 2, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia

Banks in Melbourne

Commonwealth Bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61132221
21 Swanston St, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Commonwealth Bank
2 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions
121 Exhibition St, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
NAB
3 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions
700 Bourke St, Docklands Victoria 3008, Australia
Commonwealth Bank
2 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions
+61132221
187-191 High Street, Kew Victoria 3101, Australia
Bongiorno Financial Advisers
1 review
Financial Services
+61398633111
431 St Kilda Rd, Level 2, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia

Cafes in Melbourne

Brother Baba Budan
131 reviews
Coffee & Tea
+61396060449
359 Little Bourke St, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Axil Coffee Roasters
14 reviews
Coffee & Tea
+61398190091
76 Flinders Lane, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Hardware Societe
224 reviews
Breakfast & Brunch, French, Coffee & Tea
+61390785992
10 Katherine Pl, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Dukes Coffee Roasters
66 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Bakeries, Coffee Roasteries
247 Flinders Ln, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Bowery to Williamsburg
132 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Breakfast & Brunch
+61390770162
16 Oliver Lane, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia




Carpet Cleaners in Melbourne

A1 House Cleaning Melbourne
1 review
Office Cleaning, Window Washing, Carpet Cleaning
+61414574743
38/46 Eucalyptus Drive, Maidstone, Melbourne Victoria 3012, Australia
Jim’s Carpet Cleaning
1 review
Carpet Cleaning, Office Cleaning, Home Cleaning
+61131546
418 Bell St, Pascoe Vale South Victoria 3044, Australia
Home Cleaning Melbourne
1 review
Home Cleaning, Grout Services, Carpet Cleaning
+61390018686
Melbourne Victoria 3181, Australia
Keeping it Clean
1 review
Home Cleaning, Office Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning
+61390929456
Gardenvale Victoria 3185, Australia
Sparkle and Shine Cleaning
2 reviews
Home Cleaning
+61390883118
Collingwood North Victoria 3066, Australia

Dentists in Melbourne

NovaDental – Melbourne
3 reviews
General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentists
+61396548977
Level 1/100 Collins Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Melbourne Smile Clinic
1 review
Dentists
+61390784471
184 High St, Northcote Victoria 3070, Australia
Smile Solutions
5 reviews
General Dentistry, Orthodontists, Cosmetic Dentists
+61396504920
220 Collins St, Level 1, Manchester Unity Building, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Prahran Family Dental
1 review
General Dentistry
+61395332288
180 Commercial Rd, Prahran Victoria 3181, Australia
Dr George Olstein
2 reviews
General Dentistry, Endodontists, Cosmetic Dentists
+61395101644
2/684 Malvern Rd, Prahran Victoria 3181, Australia

Doctors and Medical clinics in Melbourne

You can find a doctor for an online consultation via The Online Medical Clinic

Or you can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.

Collins Place Medical Clinic
3 reviews
Family Practice, Medical Centers
+61396504218
71 Collins St, Level 3, Harley House, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Collins Street Medical Centre
3 reviews
Medical Centers
+61396546088
267 Collins St, Level 7, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
The University of Melbourne Health Service
1 review
Medical Centers
+61383446904
138-146 Cardigan Street, Carlton Victoria 3053, Australia
Clifton Hill Medical
1 review
Family Practice
+61394898355
248 Queens Pde, Clifton Hill Victoria 3068, Australia
Southbank Medical Clinic
1 review
Medical Centers
+61396457775
151 Sturt St, Southbank, Melbourne Victoria 3006, Australia




Electricians in Melbourne

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Electricians in Melbourne and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Or contact one of the Melbourne Electricians below

Boroondara Electrician-Canterbury
1 review
Electricians, Security Systems, Lighting Fixtures & Equipment
+61386448217
4 Delany Cl, Canterbury Victoria 3126, Australia
Blue Reef Electrics
1 review
Electricians
+61401989101
Rye Victoria 3941, Australia
Bell-Air Electrical & Air Conditioning
1 review
Electricians
+61418857558
Ferntree Gully Victoria 3156, Australia

Hospitals in Melbourne

St Vincent’s Private Hospital-East Melbourne
3 reviews
Hospitals
+61399286555
159 Grey St, East Melbourne Victoria 3002, Australia
Royal Children’s Hospital
3 reviews
Hospitals
+61393455522
50 Flemington Rd, Parkville Victoria 3052, Australia
Southbank Medical Clinic
1 review
Medical Centers
+61396457775
151 Sturt St, Southbank, Melbourne Victoria 3006, Australia
Collins Street Medical Centre
3 reviews
Medical Centers
+61396546088
267 Collins St, Level 7, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
The University of Melbourne Health Service
1 review
Medical Centers
+61383446904
138-146 Cardigan Street, Carlton Victoria 3053, Australia

Mechanics in Melbourne

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Mechanics in Melbourne and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Leo’s Way Auto Repairs
1 review
Auto Repair
+61393266522
146 Chetwynd St, North Melbourne Victoria 3051, Australia
GS Auto Clinic
1 review
Auto Repair
+61394193088
15 Sackville St, Collingwood Victoria 3066, Australia
German Service Shop
1 review
Auto Repair
+61393288458
109 Dryburgh St, North Melbourne Victoria 3051, Australia
Midas
1 review
Auto Repair
+61396992800
5-7 Eastern Rd, South Melbourne Victoria 3205, Australia
Richmond Auto Service Centre
1 review
Auto Repair
+61394290777
56 Elizabeth St, Richmond Victoria 3121, Australia




Newspapers in Melbourne

Broadsheet
2 reviews
Arts & Entertainment, Print Media
www.broadsheet.com.au, Melbourne Victoria, Australia
North Essendon Newspower
1 review
Mass Media
+61393792243
1085 Mt Alexander Rd, Essendon North Victoria 3041, Australia
Wattle Park Newsagency
1 review
Mass Media
+61398081614
164a Elgar Rd, Box Hill South Victoria 3128, Australia
Eltham Newsagency
1 review
Toy Stores, Cards & Stationery, Newspapers & Magazines
+61394399162
Shop 2, 963 Main Rd, Eltham Victoria 3095, Australia

Pest Control in Melbourne

WR Gay Pest Control
1 review
Pest Control
+61394826955
15 Heidelberg Rd, Clifton Hill Victoria 3068, Australia
Protech Pest Control
1 review
Pest Control
+611300780980
Albert Park Victoria 3206, Australia
W R Gay Pest Control
1 review
Pest Control
+611800284626
Altona Victoria 3018, Australia

Plumbers in Melbourne

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Plumbers in Melbourne and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Inner City Plumbing
1 review
Plumbing
+611300668834
114 Flinders St, Level 4, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Tait Plumbing
1 review
Plumbing
+611300550004
Melbourne Victoria 3337, Australia
Pipeline Plumbing & Drainage
1 review
Plumbing
+61431602814
36 Rolling Hills Rd, Chirnside Park Victoria 3116, Australia
MBM Plumbing
1 review
Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning/HVAC
+61433185711
10 Eustace Close, Chirnside Park Victoria 3116, Australia

Real Estate Agents in Melbourne 

You can make contact with the leading Real Estate Company Physis Realty www.PhysisRealty.com

Or contact another local Real Estate Agent

Restaurants in Melbourne

Tipo 00
59 reviews
Italian
+61399423946
361 Lt Bourke St, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Lucy Liu Kitchen and Bar
78 reviews
Asian Fusion
+61396395777
23 Oliver Lane, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
MoVida
133 reviews
Spanish, Bars, Tapas/Small Plates
+61396633038
1 Hosier Ln, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Supernormal
106 reviews
Japanese, Korean, Modern Australian
+61396508688
180 Flinders Lane, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Coda Bar & Restaurant
62 reviews
Restaurants
141 Flinders Lane, Basement 141, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia

Schools in Melbourne

William Angliss Institute of TAFE
1 review
Colleges & Universities
+61396062111
555 La Trobe St, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Japaneasy Japanese Language School
1 review
Language Schools
+61422266308
Level 1, 152 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Wemco Driving School
2 reviews
Driving Schools
+61450563180
Albert Park Victoria 3206, Australia
Kryolan Professional Make-Up
1 review
Cosmetics & Beauty Supply, Makeup Artists, Specialty Schools
+61396544147
108 Little Collins St, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Trupp Cooking School
1 review
Cooking Schools
+61429650343
1/53 Barry St, South Yarra Victoria 3141, Australia

Solicitors in Melbourne

Pentana Stanton Lawyers
1 review
Divorce & Family Law, Employment Law, Personal Injury Law
+61390022800
Level 3, 552 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
ELLINGHAUS WEILL LAWYERS & CONSULTANTS
1 review
Real Estate Law
+61396636422
79 – 81 Franklin Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Chua Tan & Associates
1 review
Lawyers
+61396023988
262 Queen St, #2, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Held Adam G.
1 review
Lawyers
+61395090710
184-186 Glenferrie Rd, Floor 184, Malvern Victoria 3144, Australia
Poloni & Galgano
1 review
Lawyers
+61393833611
358 Sydney Rd, Coburg Victoria 3058, Australia




Supermarkets in Melbourne 

Hometown Asian Supermarket
3 reviews
Grocery, Imported Food
+61396632603
Shop 2, 422-440 Elizabeth St, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
ALDI
4 reviews
Grocery
+61132534
100 Market St, South Melbourne Victoria 3006, Australia
Woolworths
1 review
Grocery
+61396146263
63-93 Merchant St, Docklands Victoria 3008, Australia
Queen Victoria Market
229 reviews
Farmers Market, Landmarks & Historical Buildings
+61393205822
513 Elizabeth St, Melbourne Victoria 3000, Australia
Sonsa Foods
7 reviews
Grocery
+61394171706
150-152 Smith St, Collingwood Victoria 3066, Australia

Vets in Melbourne 

Johnston Street Veterinary Clinic
7 reviews
Veterinarians
+61394163788
206 Johnston St, Fitzroy Victoria 3065, Australia
Flemington Veterinary Hospital
1 review
Veterinarians
+61393765299
187 Mt Alexander Rd, Ascot Vale Victoria 3032, Australia
Albert Park Veterinary Clinic
1 review
Veterinarians
+61396997841
17 Victoria Ave, Albert Park Victoria 3206, Australia
Port Melbourne Veterinary Clinic
1 review
Veterinarians
+61396465300
109 Bay St, Port Melbourne Victoria 3207, Australia
West Footscray Veterinary Clinic
1 review
Veterinarians
+61396874542
689 Barkly St, West Footscray Victoria 3012, Australia