Docklands was once know as a Wetland area where it was an open hunting ground of the Wurundjeri people.
Docklands is an inner western suburb of Melbourne, located just 2km west of the CBD. The City of Melbourne is the local government area. 2016 census indicates that Docklands had a population of 10,964.
Currently, Docklands ongoing focus is on an urban renewal project to expand the Melbourne CBD.
Distance to Melbourne: 2km West of Melbourne.
Public Transport: Trams, Trains & Buses.
Number Of Schools: 2
Access to Free Ways: West Gate Freeway and Citylink
Homes: period homes – some Deco, some weatherboard, many renovated with heritage gardens, new low rise apartment blocks.
Surrounding suburbs: North Melbourne, Central Melbourne, Port Melbourne, Southbank, South Wharf, Albert Park.