City of Hume

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City of Hume
Victoria
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Location within Melbourne metropolitan area
Population 167,562 (2011)[1]
 • Density 332.5/km2 (861.1/sq mi)
Area 504 km2 (194.6 sq mi)
Mayor Cr Casey Nunn
Region Metropolitan Melbourne
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s) Calwell
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Website www.hume.vic.gov.au
LGAs around City of Hume:
Macedon Ranges Macedon Ranges Mitchell
Melton City of Hume Whittlesea
Melton Brimbank Moreland

The City of Hume is a local government area partially within the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It includes the outer north-western suburbs and a number of rural localities between 13 and 40 kilometres from the Melbourne city centre.

It has an area of 504 square kilometres, and at the 2011 Census it had a population of 167,562. The City was formed on 15 December 1994 after the amalgamation of most of the City of Broadmeadows, the Shire of Bulla and parts of the City of Keilor and City of Whittlesea. In July 2015, parts of the City of Hume, which includes Sunbury and Bulla, will be separated to form a new local government area, to be called the City of Sunbury.[2] This follows a ballot of all the residents in the City of Hume.

The City is unique in Australia in that it was the first local government to introduce a Bill of Rights for its denizens in 2004, following the establishment of a Social Justice Charter in 2001. This Bill of Rights predates the State Government's Charter of Rights and Responsibilities by three years, and is more sweeping in that it explicitly includes economic, social, and cultural rights.[citation needed]

Localities[edit]

Suburbs[edit]

Townships and rural localities[edit]

Councillors[edit]

  • Cr Chandra Bamunusinghe - Aitken Ward
  • Cr Alan Bolton - Aitken Ward
  • Cr Drew Jessop - Aitken Ward
  • Cr Casey Nunn, Mayor - Aitken Ward
  • Cr Jack Medcraft - Jacksons Creek Ward
  • Cr Jack Ogilvie - Jacksons Creek Ward
  • Cr Ann Potter - Jacksons Creek Ward
  • Cr Adem Atmaca, Deputy Mayor - Meadow Valley Ward
  • Cr Vic Dougall - Meadow Valley Ward
  • Cr Helen Patsikatheodorou - Meadow Valley Ward
  • Cr Geoff Porter - Meadow Valley Ward

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Hume (Local Government Area)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  2. ^ "New Sunbury City Council in 2015". Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure. 

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Coordinates: 37°41′S 144°55′E / 37.683°S 144.917°E / -37.683; 144.917