Port Phillip - Melbourne, Australia
Map Port Phillip
The city of Melbourne
is the State Capital of Victoria in Australia. The Port of Melbourne, known as Port Melbourne is one of the suburbs of Port Phillip.
Click on the thumbnails to see slideshow of Port Phillip icons. Port Phillip is not without its poor and homeless and one can be seen sleeping on the image 'St Kilda Foreshore' wrapped in a sheet on the sand.
is a culturally diverse modern wealthy inner city made up primarily of people from British and European background who have settled here variously since 1835. The area around Port Phillip was originally part of the Wathaurong
(to the west), Wurundjeri
(north) and Boonwurrung
(south & east) nations territories.
Port Phillip got its current name from Governor Phillip the first colonial governor of Victoria.