Who lives in our City?

Port Phillip is located on the northern shore of Port Phillip Bay, south of the centre of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It includes some of the oldest areas of Melbourne and has long been a playground for people of all ages.

City Snapshot

Port Phillip is located on the northern shore of Port Phillip Bay, south of the Melbourne Central Business District in Victoria, Australia.

One of the oldest areas of Melbourne, Port Phillip is known for its lively urban neighbourhoods, a foreshore that spans over 11 km, cultural diversity, magnificent heritage buildings, artistic expressions and beautiful parks and gardens.

Port Phillip is well served by a number of varied and substantial retail, entertainment and leisure precincts in each neighbourhood. You can find out more at shopping and retail.


Suburbs in the City of Port Phillip

The suburbs and postcodes that make up the City of Port Phillip are listed below.


Albert Park, Middle Park

Balaclava, East St Kilda


Port Melbourne, Garden City


South Melbourne


St Kilda Road, Melbourne

St Kilda, St Kilda South, St Kilda West


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Note: some suburbs and postcodes cross Council boundaries.


Port Phillip is home to nine distinct neighbourhoods that people identify with, especially in terms of where they live. We use the neighbourhood model to manage and plan the delivery of council services.

Neighbourhoods are different to municipal wards. The Port Phillip municipality is divided into wards for democratic purposes. Three councillors are elected in each of the three wards to represent those residents and businesses.

Neighbouring Councils

The councils share boundaries with the City of Port Phillip are:

For information about Victorian Councils including boundaries, contacts, and website visit the Department of Infrastructure's Local Government.

Contact us

Our Community Building and Inclusion team is here to help.

Send us a message on My Port Phillip.

Phone: 03 9209 6777

Interpreters are available upon request.