Maribyrnong City


The City of Maribyrnong is located in Melbourne's inner western suburbs. The City encompasses a total land area of 31 square kilometres. Land is used for residential, commercial, industrial and educational purposes.

The key employment sectors are retail, manufacturing, health and education. Maribyrnong features two major retail areas (Highpoint Shopping Centre and Footscray Central Business District) and several smaller centres (Barkly Village, Braybrook Plaza, Central West Plaza, Homemaker City Maribyrnong, Seddon Village and Yarraville Village). Maribyrnong’s major industrial areas are located in Braybrook, Tottenham, West Footscray and Yarraville. Maribyrnong features one major public hospital (Western Hospital) and one private hospital (Western Private). Maribyrnong has one tertiary institution (Victoria University) and numerous schools.

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NOTE: The land use shown in the map is derived from ABS Mesh Block categories. Mesh Blocks broadly identify land use and are not designed to provide definitive land use. It is purely an indicator of the main planned land use for a Mesh Blocks. For more information please refer to ABS Mesh Block categories.

Transportation Networks

  • West Gate Freeway
  • Ballarat Road
  • Sydenham railway line
  • Werribee railway line
  • Williamstown railway line


  • Melbourne GPO 10km
  • Tullamarine Airport 15km
  • Avalon Airport 45km
  • Essendon Airport 8km
  • Port of Melbourne 7km

Major Industrial Precincts

  • Braybrook
  • Tottenham
  • West Footscray
  • Yarraville

City of Maribyrnong

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