City of Maribyrnong

Nestled on the banks of the beautiful Maribyrnong River, this cosmopolitan municipality boasts superb transport, school, health and sporting facilities, mere kilometres from the CDB.

From the chic inner-city apartments of Footscray, to the period homes of Yarraville, and established family pockets in Braybrook, Maidstone, Tottenham and Seddon, Maribyrnong is a destination with wide appeal. Culturally and socially diverse, Maribyrnong boasts an eclectic mix of bars, cafes, and restaurants, with thriving village retail precincts complemented by premium shopping at Highpoint Shopping Centre. A plethora of leisure facilities, including the Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre, and dozens of local sports grounds, ensure Maribyrnong residents are spoiled for choice when it comes to recreation.

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Inner-city living


The inner-city municipality boasts more than 100 parks, gardens and playgrounds, including Footscray Park, Pipemakers Park, Frog’s Hollow Wetlands, and the much-loved Maribyrnong River Trail, as well as several off-leash areas for pampered pooches. Home to Victoria University and excellent local schools including Maribyrnong College, Corpus Christi and Footscray Primary School, Maribyrnong’s educational credentials are top class. High-quality healthcare is within easy reach, including Footscray Hospital and Western Private Hospital, and a variety of specialist medical, nursing and allied health services. Enviably well-serviced by public transport, Maribyrnong’s multiple train, tram and bus services and extensive bike infrastructure provide ultimate ease of access, further cementing the city’s reputation as one of Melbourne’s most liveable destinations.

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City of Maribyrnong


Braybrook, Footscray, Kingsville, Maidstone, Maribyrnong, Seddon, Tottenham, West Footscray and Yarraville


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*Data sourced from 2021 Census.
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Area attractions​


Footscray Park
Footscray Community Arts Centre
Heavenly Queen Temple
Maribyrnong River Trial
Quang Minh Buddhist Temple
Newells Paddock Wetlands

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