Links

 

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.

Bikemap.net — more off-road bike path maps.

 

Jobs & classifieds:

 

Seek.com — 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.