Getting around:


Public Transport Victoria — for train and tram timetables, ticket info, etc.

That’s Melbourne — a ‘what’s on’ events guide.

Visit Melbourne — the city’s official tourism website. I won’t be too offended if you use it (just don’t expect me to be nice to you if we ever meet in the street).

Google map of Melbourne — because everybody needs a map.

Bicycle Network — maps and lots of handy info on riding bikes in Melbourne. — more off-road bike path maps.


Jobs & classifieds: — for jobs.

Gumtree — for jobs, housing, buying/selling, and other bits and bobs.


On Melbourne:


City of Melbourne — city council website containing lots of nuts and bolts info.

Bureau of Meteorology — for Melbourne weather forecasts.

Wikipedia’s Melbourne page  — for a whole lot of info.


Handy sites for travellers:


Oanda — currency converter.

Google Translate — useful for obvious reasons.

HostelBookers — again, fairly obvious.

Hostelworld — obvious, again.

CouchSurfing  — because it’s brilliant.