Located just 5 kilometres from Melbourne’s CBD, Footscray, in the City of Maribyrnong offers a unique inner city lifestyle that is distinct in character, culture and experience. It is known for its multicultural diversity along with a wide range of creative and performing arts, food and recreational pursuits.

Sitting on the western city fringe and flanked by the Maribyrnong River, Footscray has a rich Indigenous, industrial, culturally diverse and creative past that has shaped its unique personality.

Getting here is easy, catch the train on the Sunbury, Williamstown or Werribee lines; grab tram 82 from Moonee Ponds; jump on one of 21 buses that travel through here; or ride your bike – there is 15kms of bike routes throughout town; and if you’re coming by car, there are a number of small  and multi-level car parks around the centre of town.


Footscray Life is run by Maribyrnong City Council.


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