City of Stonnington

Scenic parks, palatial period properties, buzzing retail precincts, and vibrant nightlife define sought-after Stonnington, nestled along the banks of the Yarra River.

With its coveted café, restaurant and bar culture, thriving retail precincts, and superb transport options, Stonnington has cornered the market on aspirational inner-city cool.

The city is home to many of Melbourne’s most exclusive postcodes, including leafy Toorak, elegant Armadale, and cosmopolitan South Yarra, Prahran and Windsor.

Bustling Chapel Street, the boutiques of Glenferrie, Malvern and Toorak roads, and the world-renowned fashion capital Chadstone Shopping Centre ensure retail options abound.

Stonnington’s excellent educational offerings include top-performing schools such as De La Salle College in Malvern, Toorak’s St Kevin's College, Korowa Anglican Girls' School in Glen Iris, and the selective entry school Melbourne High.

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Inner-city life


The leafy inner-city municipality boasts 126 parks, including Victoria Gardens, the Glen Iris wetlands, and Gardiners Creek trail, as well as 27 off-leash areas for pampered pooches.

Stonnington residents are spoiled for choice when it comes to recreation, with sporting venues such as Malvern Valley Golf Club, Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club and Harold Holt Memorial Swimming Centre among the world-class facilities on offer throughout the municipality.

Enviably well-serviced by public transport, Stonnington’s three suburban railway lines, eight tram lines, and regular bus services 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 Stonnington


Armadale, Glen Iris, Kooyong, Malvern, Malvern East, Prahran, South Yarra, Toorak and Windsor


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*Data sourced from 2021 Census.
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Area attractions​


Prahran Market
Victoria Gardens
Chapel St District
High Street Armadale
Glen Iris Park Wetlands
Chapel Off Chapel

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