The rich cultural energy of Southbank shines through its internationally-renowned Arts Precinct, where Melbourne’s most progressive, acclaimed and dynamic galleries, theatres, performances and exhibitions are on show year round. Set to grow as the exciting Arts Precinct redevelopment evolves, Melbourne Square residents are perfectly placed within the heart of a globally recognised cultural centre.

Beyond, Melbourne’s celebrated attractions are moments away, from Melbourne’s top fashion boutiques to the Royal Botanic Gardens, major sporting venues and Crown Casino. Southbank’s proximity to the best of the city positions it at the heart of a true international destination.

Southbank & Surrounds

Royal Botanic Gardens.

A tranquil urban escape seamlessly linked to Kings Domain and Alexandra Gardens, this extensive botanical haven provides green serenity and peaceful parklands just a short walk from Melbourne Square.

Melbourne Sporting Precinct.

Melbourne Square is close to Australia’s most significant sporting hub, featuring world-class sporting grounds including the MCG, Melbourne and Olympic Parks, and AAMI Park.

Melbourne Fashion Boutiques.

Only a short walk or tram ride away, the city’s most iconic boutiques and high-end shopping include the Paris end of Collins Street and the Crown Casino stores, offering world-class shopping.

Crown Casino Entertainment Complex.

Where entertainment thrives, this dynamic hub in Melbourne boasts top-tier dining, shopping, accommodation, a casino, and vibrant nightlife, making it a premier international lifestyle destination.

Southbank Promenade.

Southbank Promenade, nestled along the Yarra River in Melbourne, offers a picturesque blend of dining, arts, culture, and riverside strolls. It’s a vibrant destination that epitomizes the city’s cosmopolitan charm.


From historic campuses to cutting-edge laboratories, the city is home to world class institutions at every level. Melbourne is renowned globally for its education excellence.


Melbourne’s reputation as Australia’s cultural hub is set to expand with a $1.7 billion government investment in the Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation. This project, spanning from Southbank to Fed Square, includes upgraded performance spaces, a contemporary art gallery, and extensive gardens with dining, bars, creative zones and public art.

Southbank Arts Precinct

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