About Melbourne Data

Welcome to Melbourne Data - the City of Melbourne’s open data platform, where you can access and use a wide variety of publicly accessible council data. By publishing this data, we aim to increase transparency, improve public services and support new economic and social initiatives.
We would love to see how you’re using our data. Please use #melbdata or mention @cityofmelbourne when tweeting about your creations, email us.
How can I request an unpublished dataset?
You can lodge a request for a specific dataset that is not published, explaining why you would like this dataset made open. We will consider each request through our governance process and keep you informed regarding the status of your request and estimated release dates if applicable.
What can I do with the data?
Our open data is provided under a creative commons licence. This means you are free to share and adapt our data for any purpose, provided you give the appropriate credit. Each dataset will show the specific licencing information within the listed metadata information.
Examples of Melbourne's Open Data
The short animation below (no sound) shows the many ways Melbourne open data can be mapped on platforms such as Mapbox
For other enquiries please reach out to Melbourne's Open Data team at: opendata@melbourne.vic.gov.au