Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia and is the capital of
the south eastern state of Victoria. Situated on Port Phillip Bay,
Melbourne has a population of about 3 million people, many of whom have come
from other countries, giving the city a distinctive cosmopolitan character.
The climate is temperate, with typical daily maximum temperatures ranging from
a winter low of about 13 degrees celsius to a summer high of around 35 degrees
celsius (for short periods). The metropolitan area of Melbourne is served by
a public transport network of trains, trams and buses as well as a
comprehensive network of major roads.
Learn more about Melbourne
|City Search - What to do in Melbourne|
|Melbourne City Council - Your interactive guide to the City of Melbourne|
|Tourism Victoria - Tourist information about Melbourne and Victoria|
|Beds on Line - A Victorian, holiday accommodation directory|
Some pictures of Melbourne are also available.