Melbourne has been named the world's most liveable city for the fourth year in a row, by the Economist Intelligence Unit's liveability survey of 140 cities.
The survey rated cities out of 100 in the areas of healthcare, education, stability, culture and environment and infrastructure.
Melbourne received an overall score of 97.5 out of 100, scoring a perfect rating for healthcare, education and infrastructure.
Adelaide, Sydney and Perth also made it to the top 10 of the list, with ratings of 96.6, 96.1 and 95.9 respectively.
The award comes after Melbourne was ranked by Conde Nast Traveller magazine as the world's friendliest city.
1. Melbourne, Australia
2. Vienna, Austria
3. Vancouver, Canada
4. Toronto, Canada
5. Calgary, Canada
6. Adelaide, Australia
7. Sydney, Australia
8. Helsinki, Finland
9. Perth, Australia
10. Auckland, New Zealand