Port Phillip is located on the northern shore of Port Phillip Bay, south of the Melbourne Central Business District, Victoria, Australia. One of the oldest areas of Melbourne, Port Phillip is known for its many dynamic urban villages, a foreshore which stretches for over 11 km, cultural diversity, magnificent heritage buildings, artistic expressions and beautiful parks and gardens. Port Phillip is well served by a number of varied and substantial retail, entertainment and leisure precincts. These include Bay Street (Port Melbourne), Clarendon Street (South Melbourne), Fitzroy and Acland Streets (St Kilda) and Carlisle Street (Balaclava).
The City of Port Phillip provides programs to help residents, businesses and community groups act sustainably and reduce their emissions. They also provide information on energy, waste, biodiversity, water, transport and community.