City of Port Phillip

Bustling nightlife, an eclectic foodie scene, top-class schools and beautiful bay beaches provide the perfect blend of inner-city cool and laid-back coastal vibes in Port Phillip.

With its leafy parks and golden, sandy beaches - mere kilometres from the CBD - Port Phillip is home to some of Melbourne’s most prestigious and sought-after postcodes. More than 11kms of beautiful foreshore featuring biking and walking paths, boating and sporting facilities, and restaurants and cafes are a magnet to people of all ages. Albert Park with its beautiful lake, St Kilda abutting the Bay, and stylish, bustling Port Melbourne ensure a wide array of housing from large established mansions to sleek new apartments.

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Port Phillip

Inn-city lifestyle


Vibrant shopping villages – each with its own distinct character - can be found across the municipality, from bustling Bay Street in Port Melbourne, to cosmopolitan Acland and Fitzroy streets in St Kilda, and the boutique offerings of Ormond St, Elwood. More than a dozen top-performing government and private schools, and a plethora of parks and playgrounds, ensure the municipality is a family friendly place to live. The municipality is renowned for its pristine, well-maintained parks, and boasts 353ha of leisure space across 169 open spaces, 51 playgrounds and 15 sports grounds. With a thriving arts and culture scene, boutique cinemas, and impressive array of bars and restaurants, Port Phillip’s enviable lifestyle offers something for everyone.

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City of Port Phillip


Albert Park, Balaclava, Elwood, Garden City, Melbourne, Middle Park, Port Melbourne, Ripponlea, South Melbourne, Southbank, St Kilda, St Kilda East, St Kilda West and Windsor.


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*Data sourced from 2021 Census.
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Area attractions​


Luna Park
St Kilda Foreshore and Pier
South Melbourne Market
Albert Park Lake
Palais Theatre
Port Melbourne Beach
Catani Gardens
Maritime Cove Community Park
Elwood Beach

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Suburb Insights

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A reliable snapshot of the property market in Port Phillip