The City of Melbourne works hard to keep the city in good order, including managing street repairs and maintenance.
The City of Melbourne provides and maintains over 2750 public street litter bins, including many recycling bins.
The City of Melbourne is responsible for an extensive network of underground drains.
The City of Melbourne has high standards for the cleaning of streets, laneways, footpaths and drains. Residential streets are cleaned weekly.
Electricity distributors own and maintain our street lights, with charges and costs paid for by the City of Melbourne.
Butts thrown onto Melbourne streets end up in the Yarra River and Port Phillip Bay. Do your bit and bin your butts.
Learn about the graffiti management plan, apply for a street art permit, and report graffiti.
See more Graffiti and street art
The City of Melbourne recognises the importance of street art in contributing to a vibrant urban culture.
See more Street art
The City of Melbourne responds quickly to remove graffiti as fast as possible.
See more Graffiti removal
‘Do art not tags’ is a graffiti education program for young people.
See more Do art not tags
Phone: +61 3 9658 9658
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Melbourne VIC 3000
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