Crime rate has spiked in Victoria in last year by 10% and now figures by show that at least one in 68 homes in Victoria were burgled in the year 2015-16. I've been told by people in the North Shore they've know friends or they themselves have been bashed by lads in the North Shore. The level of concern about local crime has risen sharply in the past year, after declining from 70 percent 2003 to 53 percent in 2015. You cant just list suburbs without explaining reasoning. Anyway, I went on a night out in Sunshine a few weeks back and compared to Glen Waverley, the vibe was completely different. Half of top 10 in west This year, five of the top 10 most burgled suburbs in greater Melbourne are in the western suburbs. Moving back to the original point rather than just making 10-suburb lists with no further explanations.
I've heard a lot of bad comments about Reservoir. However, poor scores for its cultural sector, crime, tree cover and congested roads hold back Broadmeadows from achieving its full potential. Officer, Officer South 3809 — 1 in 28 homes 6. Well for me, and as others have said, you'll find good and parts areas in many suburbs. Some people don't like it because of all the Asian shops.
What it does offer is relatively uncongestedroads and decent bus access. Doncaster Ranked: 139 Previous rank: 158 Doncaster records above average scores in most categories, but is let down by poor train access, congested roads and from having limited schools in the area. A little bit pricey but definitely worth it. Northland is my local and it would have to be one of the most low key shopping centres I've been to Aside from the freak carjacking, the only trouble I've seen there is late night shopping, and any centre has that. Montmorency fares particularly well in the categories of topographic variation, crime, tree cover and schools, with decent access to public transport. My mum lived just about opposite the railway station in Frankston until she was 88 and the only reason she moved was because she could no longer walk under the subway to the shops and needed flat access. The main downside is the limited public open space and minimal tree cover.
Mortgage stress is particularly acute on the suburban fringes of our major cities, especially Victoria, Grattan Institute Fellow Brendan Coates said. But there are a few decent spots within the North part of Frankston. As I often ride a pushy late at night I carry a sharp bike tool should I have to stop for any reason puncture etc. Despite having some of Brisbane's worst suburbs much of it is ok and some really good. The relatively high crime rate, few schools and congested roads all contribute to its declining rank. Yes, the west is well represented with people serving time in prison, but that doesn't neccessarily mean they commit they're crimes in their own areas does it? Greensborough Ranked:168 Previous rank: 162 Greensborough maintains its consistent position in this survey with good scores for topographic variation, tree cover and bus access. The fact is, most people remain thankfully blissfully unaware of this world.
The Aussies I've spoken to so far all say that the West of Melbourne isn't good - but most of them have never been there! Its best qualities are the good tram and bus access. So you'd dispute the fact that many of the well to do underworld element doesn't live in the pristine east side? Warrandyte Ranked: 228 Previous rank: 126 Dropping more than 100 places since 2011, Warrandyte has been negatively affected by poor telecommunications coverage and train access, plus the small shopping sector of the area. I've been living there since the beginning of November and love it. More public open spaces would also improve the area. The trick is to move to the better part of that suburb and of course, everyone should have their wits about them at all times regardless of where they are. In the space of a year her friend's car got broken into outside, another friend had his motorbike stolen from a trailer in her driveway.
Seriously, St Albans of course is not the best place in Melbourne, far from it. Epping Ranked: 277 Previous rank: 291 With the exception of shopping facilities, Epping has limited amenity to cater for its large population of over 30,000 residents. We threw a lot of criteria at this one in order to get the best, most complete results possible. What it lacks is proximity to cafes, restaurants, schools and shopping facilities. Highest number of break-ins in melbourne occur in the leafier suburbs. Cardinia, Clyde, Clyde North 3978 — 1 in 19 homes 2. And because the media caught onto it a few times, they have targeted it.
More public open space would also benefit. You can see bogans everywhere, with most outer suburbs your bound to encounter them. And because an area costs twice as much as the other may just mean it's safer. Even in the north, some areas have town houses around 10 years old. Flemington Ranked: 66 Previous rank: 44 Proximity to schools is a particular strength of Flemington, ranking eighth best in this category. Preston Ranked: 96 Previous rank: 145 Preston has benefited from added shopping facilities and cafes in recent years, allowing for its overall ranking to rise. Never found Box Hill to be an intimidating place, I guess if you Asian you would fit in even better.
Areas will change, 20 years ago people wouldn't be caught dead in Williamstown as it was a dockyard town, now 15 years on it's an area with million dollar properties. It also rates well for culture, with its own museum, a Puffing Billy railway station and the popular Emerald Lake. There are so many people in the suburbs peacefully getting on with their lives in the places that you've anointed as dangerous and overrun sites of criminal activity. They grabbed everything they could unroot from the ground, including post boxes to beat each other up. Noble Park and Dandenong on the other hand, steer well clear unless you like a bit of urban warfare.