Community Services


Boyd Community Hub

Boyd is a City of Melbourne-run community centre. It was opened in 2012 and has fast become the centre of town for the Southbank community.

The hub includes;

The meeting rooms can be hired by community and commercial groups.

207 City Rd, Southbank.

Search BoydCommunityHub on Facebook.

9658 9658


City of Melbourne

Melbourne Town Hall

Cnr Swanston & Little Collins St,

PO Box 1603M

GPO Melbourne

Front Desk: 9658 9658. Mon-Fri 7.30am-5pm



City Kids

City Kids Early Learning Centre offers the best facilities so you can be sure that your child will be comfortable whilst in the care of its professional childcare staff.

Opening hours: 7.00am – 6.30pm, Monday to Friday.

222 Normanby Rd, Southbank.

Phone: 9681 7774 Fax: 9681 7775


Rotary Club of Southbank

The Rotary Club of Southbank brings the ideals of Rotary International to the business community here in Southbank. The club hosts a weekly meeting, on Tuesday 6pm at Boyd Community Centre (venue and time are subject to change, so best to check the website before attending). The meetings include a variety of guest speakers and are a great opportunity for fellowship and networking.

PO Box 20, South Melbourne Vic 3205


Southbank Local News

Southbank Local News is a monthly local newspaper servicing the residents, workers and visitors of Southbank, South Wharf and Montague. The newspaper is five years old and has quickly established itself as the only source of local news, views and events in Southbank. To find out more about the paper or download old editions, head to the website:

If your business wants to know how you can spread your message to Southbank locals via their trusted newspaper call editor Sean Car on 8689 7980.


Southbank Residents’Association

The Southbank Residents’ Association is a community organisation aiming to bring together and support the interests of all who live within Southbank. It is working to ensure the residents’ voices are heard on issues such as planning and development, traffic, schooling and open spaces.

PO Box 1195, South Melbourne Vic 3205 or find them on facebook and twitter.


Yarra River Business Association

The YRBA is Southbank’s voice of business. Supported by the City of Melbourne, the association actively represents the interests of small to medium businesses located on the river and located along its banks. Its role combines marketing of the river precinct and its member businesses, B-to-B networking and communication, as well as behind the scenes advocacy. See the inside back cover for membership details.

PO Box 76, Flinders Lane, 8009

Phone: Executive officer, 0412 502 931


Important Contacts



Fire, ambulance, police
Ph: 000 

Local Police

Southbank Police Station
66 - 76 Moray St, Southbank
Ph: 8635 0900. 


Other emergency contacts

National Security Hotline
Ph: 1800 123 400

Victoria State Emergency Service

Ph: 132 500 emergencies

Melbourne City Council Emergency Hotline

Ph: 9658 9658


All electricity emergencies
Ph: 132 771

All gas emergencies
Ph: 132 771


City West Water
Ph: 132 642


Public Hospitals

Alfred Hospital
Commercial Road, Prahran
Ph: 9076 2000

Royal Children’s Hospital
Flemington Road, Parkville
Ph: 9345 5522

Royal Dental Hospital
720 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Ph: 9341 1000

Royal Melbourne Hospital
Grattan Street, Parkville
Ph: 9342 7000 

Royal Women’s Hospital
132 Grattan Street, Parkville
Ph: 9344 2215

Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
32 Gisborne St, East Melbourne
Ph: 9929 8666



Southgate Medical Centre
P15, 23 Southgate Ave, Southbank.
Hours: Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.30pm
Phone: 9690 1433

Freshwater Place Wellness Medical Practice
15/1 Freshwater Pl, Southbank.
Phone: 9926 3646

My Clinic Southbank
63 Power Street, Southbank.
Phone: 9131 4210

Southbank Family Medical Centre
216 City Rd, Southbank.
Phone: 9686 2222

Southbank Medical Clinic
151 Sturt St, Southbank.
Phone: 9645 7775


Other numbers

Ph: 1300 60 60 24

Poisons Information Centre
Ph: 131 126

Worksafe Victoria
Ph: 12 23 60

Kids Help Line
Ph: 1800 551 800

Centre Against Sexual Assault
Ph: 1800 806 292

Child protection
Ph: 131 278 (24 hours)

Gamblers Help
Ph: 1800 551 800

Hanover Crisis Accommodation
Ph: 9699 6388

Lifeline (24 hours)
Ph: 13 11 14

Maternal and Child Health Line
Ph: 132 229

Ph: 132 289

Suicide Helpline (24 hours)
Ph: 1300 651 251 

Confidential Alcohol and drug counselling and referral line
Ph: 1800 888 236

Syringe disposal Hotline (24 hours)
Ph: 1800 552 355

Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service of Victoria (24hours)
Ph: 9373 0123 State wide toll free 1800 015 188 


Nearby churches

City on a Hill
Queen St, CBD. Ph: 9642 0581.

Collins St Baptist Church,
174 Collins St, CBD. Ph: 9650 1180.

Melbourne Buddhist Centre - Triyana tradition
302 Little Collins St, CBD. Ph: 9670 8595

St Augustine’s (Catholic)
631 Bourke St, CBD. Ph: 9614 1722 

St John’s Lutheran Southgate
20 City Rd, Southbank. Ph: 9682 4995

St Michael’s Uniting Church
Cnr Collins and Russell Sts, CBD. Ph: 96545120

The Scots Church (Presbyterian)
156 Collins St, CBD. Ph: 9650 9903


Other information

For more information on Southbank, visit:

^ Scroll to Top