Quick Guide to Melbourne’s Major Business Districts

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Melbourne Business Districts

Melbourne is a much sort after destination for holidaymakers as well as for those travelling for business, but many skilled migrants choose call Melbourne their permanent home as it's multicultural buzz and charm is too much to resist. For those of you reading this while you're planning on emigrating to Australia, you'll find our quick guide to Melbourne major business districts, Melbourne CBD and the Docklands.

For corporate city workers, media industry, tech gurus, tradies, nurses and teachers, Melbourne's business districts are an exciting and buzzing place to live and work and in our eye's, it's no wonder that Melbourne has been topping ‘the most liveable city in the world' top 10 list for years, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2018 rankings.

Melbourne is Australia's second largest city and a major business hub in the country. It's a cosy city with widespread shopping, museums, galleries, amazing architecture, wildlife, theaters, a fantastic cafe scene as well as friendly locals, making it an extremely desirable place to live and a particularly attractive city for professional skilled migrants from all over the world.

Here's our quick look guide at Melbourne's major business districts.

Melbourne CBD

The Central Business District of Melbourne has tramlines running across the area. The retail zone consists of the central shopping centre, including the Bourke Street Mall, Swanston Street Mall as well as Collins Street which is home to exclusive retailers and jewellery stores.

The well-known Federation Square, which sits next to the Yarra River, is where the city's official visitor information centre is located. The Melbourne CBD is a hub for major local corporations such as BP Billiton, ANZ, CSL and National Australia Bank. You also get international giants such as Alibaba, Bupa, Toll, GlaxoSmithKline, Bosch, Siemens and many well-known corporations based in the CBD. Whether you work in the banking, health, advertising, teaching or tech industry you are sure to find jobs within this vicinity,

Melbourne Docklands

Melbourne Docklands is a suburb located in the city's Central Business District. Many major shopping malls, cafes, restaurants, pubs, and live entertainment can be enjoyed within the Docklands' precinct. Docklands is basically the job hotspot of Melbourne. According to research, approximately 19 new jobs are created in the suburb during a single workday. Docklands is popular for white-collar jobs in various sectors including banking, health, IT, education etc. Job hunters can aim to find jobs that are best suited for them at the Melbourne Docklands.


Australia is catnip for fresh graduates and professionals looking to advance in their career while exploring the world. When working in a beach suburb such as St.Kilda, it gives you the chance to gain experience working in top international firms during the week and then relaxing at the sun-dappled beaches of Australia when the weekends. St Kilda is packed with trendy bars, retail shops, hostels, hotels and a range of professional corporate offices offering telesales jobs, IT jobs and even of our friendly Australian immigration agency is here. 

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