Information on this page is a suburb guide for new migrants while they are looking for a job and familiarizing themselves with the Melbourne city. Once you know the city then you can decide where to live for long term.
Wherever you live in Melbourne, you will come across Indians so if you want to be with Indian community then you will have plenty of choices in Melbourne.
All the suburbs mentioned below are close to transport, local super markets, Indian grocery stores and restaurants.
Melbourne suburbs are quite than Sydney Suburbs so if you want to be close to hustle and bustle like India then these are the suburbs to live in to start your life in Melbourne.
There are plenty of festivals in Melbourne which are mainly in Melbourne CBD so it keeps you entertained.
To start with, Melbourne CBD/City, SouthBank,Docklands are the good areas to look at. If you plan to share the 2 bedroom apartment with four people then you can find accommodation including all the utilities (gas,electricity and internet) from AUD150 per week.
Southbank and Docklands are almost like a part of Melbourne City/Suburb.
You will also find plenty of apartments to share with Indians who are primarily students or IT Consultants.
These suburbs are within 10-15 minutes radius by public transport.
These suburbs are within 20-35 minutes radius from the Melbourne CBD/City by public transport.