Located immediately to the west of Melbourne's Central Business District and stretching to the urban fringe, Melbourne’s West encompasses the municipalities of:
Melbourne's West enjoys the opportunities presented by a range of quality education providers, including Victoria University.
The economy of Melbourne's West is on the rise. The region is gradually becoming an economic powerhouse with a strong knowledge economy. The region's advantageous location and multifaceted infrastructure, coupled with a young and highly skilled workforce, provides for significant business opportunities.
Transport within Melbourne's West includes rail, tram and bus services, as well as an extensive major road network. The region has excellent access to passenger travel and freight hubs, such as Melbourne Airport, Avalon Airport and the Port of Melbourne.
Health in Melbourne's West is the focus of numerous committed organisations.