Live in Frankston City
Located by the bay, surrounded by an abundance of natural landscapes for year-round enjoyment and with the services and facilities of a regional city, Frankston is a great place to call home.
Our friendly community welcomes people at all stages of life; with an award-winning waterfront and vast open spaces, a plethora of playgrounds and recreational facilities and an abundance of shopping and dining experience, you will have everything you need on your doorstep.
And if you are looking for more, Frankston is just an hour not only to Melbourne, but also Phillip Island, Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, the ferry to the Bellarine Peninsula in Portsea.
Events and Entertainment
There’s always something happening in Frankston. A year-round calendar of events and weekly, monthly and seasonal markets, there’s something for everyone. The Frankston Arts Centre showcases local, national and international performances and community and recreation centres provide hours of entertainment throughout the year and across the school holidays.
Business in Frankston
Frankston has robust business sector supporting small and medium business growth. From retail and hospitality to manufacturing, development and service sectors, the city balances business and pleasure for owners and employees.
Have a look at Invest Frankston to see new developments happening in Frankston.
Thinking of starting or relocating a business to Frankston? Chat with Frankston City Council Economic Development Team to see how they can help you.
Learning in Frankston
Frankston boasts a wide range of education providers for every stage of life.
There are 44 public and private pre-schools, primary and high schools to choose from, including the highly sought after, Frankston High School and three independent schools, The Woodleigh School, Toorak College and The Peninsula School nearby.
Frankston is also home to Monash University, part of the larger group of eight universities, the Frankston campus provides an intimate and personal learning experience, with just 4000 students studying in the fields of business, education and health.
Chisholm Institute of TAFE has 11,000 students enrolled and offers vocational education and training including short courses, certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas, focussing on health and wellbeing, building and construction, hospitality, art and design and vocational education.
If you are thinking of relocating to Frankston, click here to download a new residents kit or visit Frankston City Council or the Frankston Visitor Information Centre to pick up a copy.