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About Melbourne

Melbourne is the coastal capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria, and the center of sporting and major events. The city is Australia's mecca for all things trendy and tasty and offers up exquisite dining, exhilarating sport, and abundance opportunities to experience art.

The City of Melbourne respectfully acknowledges that it is located on the traditional land of the Kulin Nation. This special place is now known by its European name of Melbourne. Since its founding in 1835, Melbourne has taken form from a small settlement to the vibrant city it is today. Today, Melbourne is one of the great multicultural cities of the world and is a significant meeting place.