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Precincts and suburbs

Tram outside Flinders Street Station

Almost 90,000 people from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds live in the muncipality of Melbourne.

View of Melbourne

The City of Melbourne is made up of the city centre and a number of inner-city suburbs. Each suburb has its own distinctive flavour.


Melbourne’s Chinatown, Greek and Italian cultural precincts received a makeover between 2009 and 2012.

Busy Melbourne laneway

The central city of Melbourne is home to a wide range of business, personal, tourist and entertainment facilities and operates 24 hours.

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The City of Melbourne has distinct precincts – small pockets of the city with their own unique character, colour and charm.

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Scene at Docklands showing an outdoor cafe by the water

Information about Melbourne's Docklands precinct, including a profile of the area, maps, community facilities, planning and development.

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Cultural Precincts

Drawings of Chinatown gates

As part of the City of Melbourne’s Cultural Precinct Enhancement Program, works for the city’s popular cultural precincts have now been completed.

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Central Precincts

State Library

Central Precincts encompasses the CBD. It includes major streets, such as Swanston, Bourke and Collins, as well as some of the city's arcades and laneways.

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