Melbourne is Victoria’s capital city and the business, administrative, cultural and recreational hub of the state. The entire Greater Melbourne area covers 9,992.5 km2 and has a population of around 4.5 million.


Melbourne has a temperate climate with warm to hot summers, mild and sometimes balmy springs and autumns and cool winters. However, the weather can be unpredictable and changes quickly.

Top Attractions

  • Crown Melbourne
  • Great Ocean Road
  • Healesville Sanctuary
  • Philip Island Nature Park
  • Port Philip
  • Puffing Billy Railway
  • Queen Victoria Market
  • St Kilda Beach
  • Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium
  • Werribee Open Range Zoo
  • Yarra Valley

Universities in Melbourne

  • Australian Catholic University
  • Deakin University
  • Federation University
  • La Trobe University
  • Monash University
  • RMIT University
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • University of Melbourne
  • Victoria University