Street art in Melbourne, Australia: The new hotspot outside the CBD

Street art by artist Smug. Photo: Belinda Jackson

Move over, Melbourne central, Fitzroy and Collingwood are the city's street new art heartlands.

Chances are you've seen a tour group standing outside Movida restaurant on Hosier Lane, camera phones working overtime, two fingers up in the "victory" salute.

Melbourne has claimed its position as one of the world's premier street-art cities, rivalling Berlin, Sao Paulo, Paris and New York, but the city's top street artists say it's time street-art watchers moved out of the city centre and looked north-east for the hottest talent on Melbourne's walls...

Click here to read my article on Melbourne's new streetart heartland on Fairfax Media's Traveller website.  

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