Australia’s infatuation with real estate is undeniable, and in 2023, certain suburbs have garnered more attention than others, as revealed by the Domain End of Year Wrap 2023 report. Melbourne‘s Hampton East has claimed the top spot, thanks to its newfound fame as the setting for this year’s season of The Block, drawing heightened interest to Charming Street.

Here’s a rundown of the top 10 most viewed suburbs in each state across Australia for 2023:

New South Wales:

  1. Clovelly
  2. Bronte
  3. Castlecrag
  4. McMahons Point
  5. Balmain
  6. Lilyfield
  7. Marrickville
  8. Woollahra
  9. Paddington
  10. Haberfield

Clovelly, situated in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, leads the pack, attracting young families seeking a village lifestyle within the city. Its friendly, safe beach and close proximity to various amenities make it an appealing choice.


  1. Hampton East
  2. Middle Park
  3. Albert Park
  4. Carlton North
  5. Toorak
  6. Portsea
  7. East Melbourne
  8. Canterbury
  9. Fitzroy North
  10. Flinders

Hampton East, once unassuming, gained prominence through The Block TV series and has become a magnet for young families due to its affordability, excellent price growth, and proximity to both the city and the beach.


  1. Brookfield
  2. Pullenvale
  3. Hawthorne
  4. New Farm
  5. Holland Park West
  6. Ascot
  7. Morningside
  8. Indooroopilly
  9. Brisbane City
  10. Chelmer

Brookfield, a luxury acreage suburb, tops the list in Queensland, driven by the demand for spacious houses with ample land near the city, reflecting a trend towards a tree-change lifestyle.

Australian Capital Territory (ACT):

  1. Forrest
  2. O’Connor
  3. Yarralumla
  4. Narrabundah
  5. Deakin
  6. Garran
  7. Evatt
  8. Curtin
  9. Kambah
  10. Bruce

Forrest, known for its exclusive residences and proximity to Parliament House, stands out as the most-searched suburb in the ACT.

South Australia:

  1. Unley
  2. Goodwood
  3. Bridgewater
  4. Stirling
  5. North Adelaide
  6. Glenside
  7. Parkside
  8. Belair
  9. Norwood
  10. Torrens Park

Adelaide’s favorites, Unley, Goodwood, and Bridgewater, lead the demand in South Australia amid the city’s booming market.

Western Australia:

  1. Bedfordale
  2. Gidgegannup
  3. Gooseberry Hill
  4. Darlington
  5. Roleystone
  6. Mount Nasura
  7. Fremantle
  8. Parkerville
  9. Mount Helena
  10. Stoneville

Western Australia’s list includes a mix of city and semi-rural suburbs, with Bedfordale, featuring expansive bushland, claiming the top spot.


  1. Battery Point
  2. Hobart
  3. West Hobart
  4. Sandy Bay
  5. North Hobart
  6. Acton Park
  7. South Hobart
  8. Taroona
  9. Mount Stuart
  10. Mount Nelson

All of Tasmania’s top-viewed suburbs are around Hobart, with Battery Point maintaining its prime position.

Northern Territory:

  1. Cullen Bay
  2. Howard Springs
  3. Fannie Bay
  4. Rapid Creek
  5. Alawa
  6. Humpty Doo
  7. Nightcliff
  8. Millner
  9. Leanyer
  10. Darwin River

In the Northern Territory, suburbs around Darwin, particularly those with ocean views, dominate the list, with Cullen Bay taking the lead.