Melbourne has become one of the most fast-growing capital cities in the past few years. After Sydney, it’s typically one of the most expensive places to live in Australia. However, there are some suburbs surrounding the Melbourne CBD that are more affordable compared to others. If you’re looking to find a bargain, now is one


Ten previously forgotten Aboriginal names for 19th century sites and suburbs of Melbourne have been recently unearthed at the Melbourne Museum. These include the names for Fitzroy (Ngár-go), Richmond (Quo-yung), Collingwood (Yálla-birr-ang) and Brunswick (Bulleke-bek). These names were in a cache of notes made by Alfred William Howitt, an anthropologist and Gippsland magistrate. His jottings


If we think of the bluestone in Melbourne, we may first think of the famous cobbled laneways intersecting the urban grid. Initially, these laneways were used for the collection of night soil – human excrement collected at night from buckets or privies – and they are still useful routes for collecting rubbish and recycling bins.


Melbourne dwelling values continued to trend lower in May, down 0.3% over the month to be 11.1% lower since peaking in November 2017. CoreLogic has released their newest housing market update for June 2019. You can also check out the local reports for Brisbane and Sydney. Although values are still falling, this was the smallest