Melbourne is the capital city of the State of Victoria. It is situated on the banks of Yarra River and around the beautiful beaches of Port Phillip Bay. It is an attractive, spacious city with an abundance of parks, gardens, sporting venues and scenic places. Melbourne is also a sprawling city with suburbs extending up to 50km from the city centre. Melbourne is a truly multicultural city. The population is approximately 4.5 million. There are now people from over 140 nations living harmoniously together. This broad ethnic mix has brought many benefits to the city including a wide range of cuisines and over 2,300 elegant and cosmopolitan restaurants, bistros and cafés.
Melbourne is considered to be the fashion (and shopping) capital of Australia and offers some of Australia’s biggest shopping complexes as well as sophisticated, exclusive boutiques and a host of lively and popular markets.
Melbourne has an excellent public transport system with trams, trains and buses providing an extensive network throughout the city and suburbs.
Leaders Institute of Training and Education is located at 636 Sydney Road, Brunswick 3056, VIC.
The area, Sydney Road, is famous for its shopping strips where you can find variety of food, consumer goods and various super and discount stores to meet all sorts of needs. There is a train station just 4 minutes’ walk from your college, and regular trams run along Sydney road throughout the day till late night. All sort of facilities such as post office, medical services and libraries are also available just within minutes of walk from the college.
Melbourne enjoys a temperate climate with four distinct seasons in the year – spring, summer, winter and autumn. Below is a guide to average daily temperatures:
Spring September – November 12-20 c
Summer December to February 28-32 c
Autumn March to May 12 – 20 c
Winter June to August 10 – 15 c
Melbourne does not have a specific wet season – it can rain at any time of the year.