City Guide


Clayton is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, approximately 18 km southeast of the Melbourne CBD (read: you’ll be close to this amazing city!). Its population stands around 20,000, and the one of the highlights of this suburb is the shopping strip that runs down Clayton Road. 

Suburb? Yes. But while you won’t be smack-dab in the middle of the bustling city of Melbourne, you’ll be just a train ride away!

Did you know Clayton is known as one of the largest centres of science, technology, and research in Australia, and has the highest density of high technology industries in Victoria? Makes sense right? Monash University is well known for its extensive research!

Clayton is the largest of Monash University’s campuses. The campus offers a rich array of sporting, cultural, and educational events and facilities, and has a proud record of achievement in fostering collaborative research projects.

Fast Facts

A suburb of Melbourne, which is known as one of the most liveable cities in the world
Cultural diversity
Unpredictable weather
Arts and culture—those laneways! Those markets!
Near the Great Ocean Road



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