About Melbourne

Melbourne is situated in the South-East corner of Australia and is the capital city of Victoria, the manufacturing, services, innovation, knowledge and creative powerhouse of Australia.  Regularly ranked as one of the world’s most liveable cities, Melbourne is a sophisticated metropolis that is home to one of the most harmonious and culturally diverse communities in the world.  The population of 4.1 million hails from more than 200 countries, 230 languages and dialects, and more than 120 religious faiths, which contribute an unparalleled richness and variety to daily life.

Year-round, style-setting Melbourne enjoys an abundance of arts, a packed calendar of major events, an enduring passion for food and wine and a proliferation of fine dining and funky bars and cafés to match, an heroic love of sport, a rocking live music scene, cutting-edge fashion and great shopping.