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Hello, I am a Nigerian and relocating to Melbourne with my family, husband and 4kids.I will appreciate if I can be assisted with safe residential areas that are family friendly in Melbourne. I am moving in August need answer please. Thanks

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Hello, I am a Nigerian and relocating to Melbourne with my family, husband and 4kids.I will appreciate if I can be assisted with safe residential areas that are family friendly in Melbourne. I am moving in August need answer please. Thanks
In general, the majority of the suburbs in Melbourne are safer and are family friendly. So, rather than indicating safer suburbs, it would be easier to mention the suburbs to avoid. The below list is purely based on my own understanding of what I have seen and what I have heard. There are many other similar posts in this forum that you may refer to for more information and comparison.

- Footscray
- Sunshine
- Noble Park
- Narre Warren
- Springvale
- Werribee
- Richmond
- Broadmeadows
- St Albans

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Footscray has turned into a hip place; my perception is that it's safe. I have friends who've been living there for years. It's hard to go wrong in Melbs.

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Hello, I am a Nigerian and relocating to Melbourne with my family, husband and 4kids.I will appreciate if I can be assisted with safe residential areas that are family friendly in Melbourne. I am moving in August need answer please. Thanks
I would recommend the following suburbs in Melbourne. Generally, CBD, Eastern and South Eastern suburbs are popular but this comes at a higher cost of real estate.

Affordable and safe areas in Melbourne:

North Melbourne (Descending order - rental and distance from CBD)
Coburg
Pascoe Vale
Preston
Reservoir
Lalor

West Melbourne (Descending order - rental and distance from CBD)
Footscray
Sunshine
Laverton
Pointcook

I would avoid Broadmeadows - but again it is my opinion.

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