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Suburb guides

Want to know where to go for a great day with the family? Perhaps you're looking for the perfect part for a picnic, we've got suburb guides for you!

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The word Bundoora is derived from a 19th-century Wurundjeri tribesman. Kingsbury was named after Bruce Kingsbury and Macleod after Malcolm Macleod.
Fairfield and Alphington are approximately 6km north-east of Melbourne's CBD and share the local governments of Darebin and Yarra.
Multicultural Northcote is 7km north-east of the CBD with cafes abound on the vibrant High st alongside interesting boutiques, restaurants and venues.
Multicultural Preston is a lively mix of new and long term residents buying produce at Preston Market and soaking up the arts, cafes and offerings.
Diversity is the foundation of Reservoir and Coburg, sporting iconic businesses and an old-world charm with the history of old and new residents.
Thornbury is home to many cafes, bars and night spots and has a large alternative music culture, and happens to be the hub of our LGBTQI+ population.