South Yarra is a suburb in Melbourne, the capital of the Australian state of Victoria. South Yarra has a population of 19,134 people, of made up of 48.5% males and 51.5% females. The top 5 occupations of people from South Yarra are Professionals (43.9%), Managers (17.7%), Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.9%), Sales Workers (7.9%) and Community and Personal Service Workers (7.1%).
South Yarra is a lifestyle hub in Melbourne, with many shopping areas that make the city of Melbourne famous. The famous Chapel Street runs through South Yarra, and, along with Toorak Road, form a collection of shops, restaurants, nightclubs and cafes.
There are many beautiful mansions found in South Yarra. Two of these houses are "Wavendon", once owned by the Hollywood director Fred Schepisi (who is known for his work on Roxanna and Six Degrees of Separation), and "Raveloe" built by the father of famed international opera singer, Dame Nellie Melba.