Western suburbs (Melbourne)

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The western suburbs is the metropolitan area directly west of the Melbourne Central Business District in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.


There are six main municipalities (cities, councils, and shires) in the western suburbs. These are:

Major suburbs, satellite cities and commercial areas[edit]

The western suburbs of Melbourne boast some of the oldest landmarks and housing in Melbourne, while also introducing new suburbs and a proud multicultural community. Major suburbs are:

City of Brimbank[edit]

City of Maribyrnong[edit]

City of Melton[edit]

City of Moonee Valley[edit]

City of Wyndham[edit]

Road Setup[edit]

The western suburbs have relied for years on the transportation directly from famous long stretches of road that have now been connected to large freeways for easy access to Melbourne's CBD and neighbouring suburbs.[1]

Major roads are:

  • Anderson Road
  • Ballarat Road
  • Derrimut Road
  • Heaths Road
  • M80 Ring Road (formally as Western Ring Road)
  • Melton Highway (C754)
  • Sayers Road
  • Station Road