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After a ‘person of interest’ tests positive for COVID-19, Queensland records its second new community case.

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  • Melbourne is one of the most liveable cities in the world

    Currently, Melbourne is currently the second-most liveable city in the world and the most liveable in Australia! There are a few reasons why Melbourne is considered such a great place to live: there are multiple public transport options, relatively low crime rates, and plenty of jobs.

  • Melbourne is home to world-class research facilities

    As a creative city home to world-class academics and an exciting entrepreneurial spirit, if you study in Melbourne you’ll soon be thinking outside the box

  • Melbourne’s laneway culture is rich, vivid and exciting.

    Melbourne’s winding alleyways are magical; they’ll probably make you feel as though you’ve stepped into a real-life Wonderland. The city is well-known across Australia for its vibrant laneway culture, which is brimming with bustling shopping arcades, wandering musicians, live music, quiet street-side book cafes… and the occasional secret street party!

  • It’s Australia’s cultural capital

    Melbourne’s eccentricity, creativity and love of the arts is universally famous.

    If you want to absorb some of Melbourne’s culture, check out the National Gallery of Victoria, the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Plus, the city is home to more underground art movements, such as zine fairs (look out for Festival of the Photocopier), artist collectives, record stores, swing dancing clubs… the list goes on.

  • It’s ‘Australia’s best student city’

    Melbourne’s been regularly named Australia’s ‘best student city’ for local and international students – it’s the third-best student city in the world! This means that Melbourne excels in affordability, employer activity, desirability and student view. Here is proof.

Melbourne is the coastal capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria. At the city's centre is the modern Federation Square development, with plazas, bars, and restaurants by the Yarra River.
Melbourne is the capital city of the state of Victoria and is home to more than five million people. We have a proud history of cultural diversity – we’re made up of many different people from all kinds of cultures and all ages. We’re inclusive, progressive and respectful of people’s differences.

After a ‘person of interest’ tests positive for COVID-19, Queensland records its second new community case.

By ray ryan | July 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

After a ‘person of interest’ tests positive for COVID-19, Queensland records its second new community case. On Brisbane and Moreton Bay’s first full day out of lockdown, a second case of COVID-19 was discovered. Further testing revealed that a man who had been a close contact of the Greek Community Centre had tested positive. Contract …

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Melbournes Best Tree Removal Companies

By melbourneaus | June 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Melbournes Best Tree Removal Companies 1 – Reiners Tree Services https://www.reinerstreeservices.com.au/ 8/30 The Avenue Windsor VIC 3181 (03) 8347 6367 We have built a solid reputation upon reliable service, spectacular customer care and a proven track record for getting the job done and trees removed with minimum disruption. Just read our reviews. With thousands of …

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Top 5 – Melbourne’s Best Excavation Contractors – Retaining Walls

By melbourneaus | June 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

Top 5 – Melbourne’s Best Excavation Contractors – Retaining Walls You want to know who builds a great retaining wall, read on! A retaining wall can be used for both residential and commercial purposes, but the design considerations will differ. For example, a residential retaining wall may need to have an incline that is less …

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Melbournes 10 Best Karaoke Bars And Restaurants

By melbourneaus | May 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

Melbournes 10 Best Karaoke Bars And Restaurants There are plenty of karaoke bars all over Melbourne that embrace embarrassment and celebrate less-than-perfect performances. Who doesn’t enjoy a night out or an after-work get-together with a little Karaoke? Melbourne has a plethora of karaoke venues where you can take your night to the next level. It …

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Melbourne’s Best Forgotten Fishing Spots

By melbourneaus | April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Melbourne’s Best Forgotten Fishing Spots When it comes to fishing, Melbourne has a lot to say. Throughout the city and beyond, there are numerous rivers, creeks, beaches, and rockpools to enjoy. In and around Melbourne, there are numerous fishing spots, some of which have barbecue facilities where you can cook up your catch (snapper, whiting, …

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Where To See The Best Street Art In Melbourne

By melbourneaus | April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Where To See The Best Street Art In Melbourne In Melbourne’s laneways, we can see history being made. Victoria’s capital’s street artists are confidently defining the city’s urban culture, and the back lanes are an alive landscape of local creativity. As if Melbourne wasn’t quite pretty enough, a bunch of talented street artists made their …

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A Guide To The Yarra Valley Wineries

By melbourneaus | April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

A Guide To The Yarra Valley Wineries For generations, the vast Yarra Valley, Melbourne’s favorite food and wine playground, has enticed visitors from all over Victoria and beyond. This part of Victoria, with its rolling vineyards and quaint towns encased by a seemingly endless swath of pristine Australian bush, has inspiring adventures around every corner. …

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The 5 Best Hotels In Melbourne

By melbourneaus | April 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

The 5 Best Hotels In Melbourne Melbourne is known for glamorous rooftop bars, huge live concerts, world-class sporting events, and lazy St. Kilda days, alliteration breaks. Laid-back ambiance accommodation is to be had in this diverse Australian community. The most enjoyable way to stay in Australia’s cultural capital is from a magnificent resort, right? Melbourne …

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Melbourne’s Best Festivals

By melbourneaus | April 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Melbourne’s Best Festivals The country is well-known for its diverse and abundant wildlife, but it also has a vibrant cultural and folk scene. Since people here enjoy drinking, there are numerous festivals and activities to attend in Melbourne. If you want to experience good food, exciting music, a vibrant atmosphere, and an unforgettable time, Melbourne …

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5 Great Camping Spots not far from Melbourne

By melbourneaus | April 3, 2021

5 Great Camping Spots not far from Melbourne There’s nothing quite like the sense of liberation that comes with camping. It can be pure joy to load up the car with tents, sleeping bags, fold-up chairs, and an esky or two in search of some serenity to counterbalance the craziness of modern life. If you …

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Things to Do in Melbourne

Melbourne is a hip, dynamic metropolis, with an exciting city centre, inner-city neighborhoods that are full of unique character, and lush green parks and mountain ranges where you can enjoy Australian nature at its finest.

The city is known for its many laneways, its cultural diversity, excellent dining options for all budgets, and amazing street art. It’s also known for being the coffee capital of the world, and for being regularly voted as the world’s most livable city!
It’s official: you’ll find the world’s best coffee in Melbourne, as voted by over a thousand users on website booking.com.

Get a cup of coffee in Melbourne

Melbourne beat out many of the world’s most renowned coffee cities, such as Rome and Vienna, for the title; you’ll certainly know why once you see how committed Melbourne baristas are to their craft.

It’s actually hard to find a bad cup of coffee in Melbourne: the city touts itself as a world leader in coffee and café culture, and the inhabitants are proud to be coffee snobs! Cafes in London even advertise that they have Melbourne baristas, as Australian and New Zealander baristas essentially brought high-quality coffee to the city.

Melbourne even plays host to a coffee expo, and the 2014 world barista champion Pete Licata (from the USA) has described coffee culture in Melbourne as “incredible”. If you’re a coffee lover, you’ve come to the right place!

You’ll find great coffee just wandering through the laneways of the city, and there are actually tailored tours available to coffee aficionados: check out Hidden Secret Tours or Melbourne Coffee Tours for details.

The National Gallery- Heading up St Kilda Road, you will come across a monumental bluestone building on your left. Designed by Sir Roy Grounds, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has a collection of more than 73,000 works of art. Make your way through the arched entrance, behind the wall of water and towards the Great Hall to see the world’s largest stained-glass ceiling, which casts a kaleidoscope of colours onto the gallery floor. Aside from its permanent collection, NGV also holds exhibitions and special events such as the annual Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series.

The National Gallery of Victoria

Heading up St Kilda Road, you will come across a monumental bluestone building on your left. Designed by Sir Roy Grounds, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has a collection of more than 73,000 works of art. Make your way through the arched entrance, behind the wall of water and towards the Great Hall to see the world’s largest stained-glass ceiling, which casts a kaleidoscope of colours onto the gallery floor. Aside from its permanent collection, NGV also holds exhibitions and special events such as the annual Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series.

The Royal Botanic Gardens

From the air, these stunning, 38-hectare gardens suggest a set of giant green lungs in the middle of the city. Drawing over two million visitors annually, it's considered one of the finest examples of Victorian-era landscaping in the world. Here you'll find global plantings and a range of Australian flora. Mini ecosystems, a herb garden and an indigenous rainforest are set amid vast, picnic-friendly lawns and black-swan-spotted ponds. Be sure to book the Aboriginal Heritage Walk.

In summer the gardens play host to Moonlight Cinema and theatre performances. Other features include the 19th-century Melbourne Observatory for tours of the night sky, and the excellent, nature-based Ian Potter Foundation Children’s Garden, a whimsical, child-scaled place that invites kids and their parents to explore, discover and imagine.

The visitor centre is the departure point for tours, some of which are free and all of which should be booked by calling ahead (see the website for details). Close by, the National Herbarium, established in 1853, contains more than a million dried botanical specimens used for plant-identification purposes.