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Street cleaning and graffiti

People crossing the street

The City of Melbourne works hard to keep the city in good order, including managing street repairs and maintenance.

Litter and recycling bins

The City of Melbourne provides and maintains over 2750 public street litter bins, including many recycling bins.

A large drain being installed

The City of Melbourne is responsible for an extensive network of underground drains.

Person riding a bike

The City of Melbourne has high standards for the cleaning of streets, laneways, footpaths and drains. Residential streets are cleaned weekly.

Street lighting

Electricity distributors own and maintain our street lights, with charges and costs paid for by the City of Melbourne.

Cigarette butts

Butts thrown onto Melbourne streets end up in the Yarra River and Port Phillip Bay. Do your bit and bin your butts.

Graffiti and street art

Graffiti and street art

Street art

Learn about the graffiti management plan, apply for a street art permit, and report graffiti.

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Street art

Street art

The City of Melbourne recognises the importance of street art in contributing to a vibrant urban culture.

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Graffiti removal

Street art

The City of Melbourne responds quickly to remove graffiti as fast as possible.

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Do art not tags

Cartoon about graffiti

‘Do art not tags’ is a graffiti education program for young people.

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