City of Stonnington


The City of Stonnington is located in Melbourne's inner south-eastern suburbs. The City encompasses a total area of about 26 square kilometres. The City of Stonnington is a residential and commercial area with some office and institutional land use. Commercial areas include shopping and lifestyle strips along several of the main roads. The City includes some of Melbourne's most prestigious residential localities.

Key employment sectors in the City of Stonnington include retail trade, health care, professional scientific and technical services, accommodation and food services, and education. The main retail areas in the City are Chadstone Shopping Centre, the shopping precincts along Chapel Street (Prahran, South Yarra and Windsor), Glenferrie Road (Malvern), Greville Street (Prahran), High Street (Armdale), Malvern Road (Malvern and Toorak) and Toorak Road (South Yarra and Toorak. Smaller retail centres include Jam Factory Shopping Centre, Malvern Central Shopping Centre, Prahran Market, Pran Central Shopping Centre, Tok-H Shopping Centre and Vogue Shopping Plaza. The main health care facility in the City is Cabrini Hospital - Malvern, with smaller health care facilities at Malvern Private Hospital, The Avenue Hospital and The Victoria Clinic. Tertiary educational facilities are provided at Holmesglen Institute of TAFE (Chadstone Campus) and Melbourne Polytechnic (Prahran Campus). The City is home to numerous private schools, including Caulfield Grammar School, De La Salle College, Geelong Grammar School, Korowa Anglican Girls School, Lauriston Girls School, Loreto Mandeville Hall, Melbourne Girls Grammar, Presentation College Windsor, Sacre Coeur Catholic Girls School, St Catherine's School, St Kevin's College and The King David School. Melbourne High School is also located in the City, along with numerous other primary and secondary 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

  • Citylink
  • Monash Freeway
  • Princes Highway
  • Punt Road
  • Glen Waverley railway line
  • Frankston/Stony Point railway line
  • Pakenham/Cranbourne railway line
  • Sandringham railway line
  • various tram lines


  • Melbourne GPO 3-13km
  • Tullamarine Airport 40km
  • Avalon Airport 70km
  • Essendon Airport 30km
  • Port of Melbourne 20km

City of Stonnington

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