City of Maroondah

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City of Maroondah
Victoria
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Map of Melbourne showing Maroondah City Council
Population 103,839 (2011)[1]
 • Density 1,691.2/km2 (4,380/sq mi)
Established December 1994
Area 61.4 km2 (23.7 sq mi)
Mayor Les Willmott
Council seat Ringwood
Maroondah City Council logo.svg
Website www.maroondah.vic.gov.au
LGAs around City of Maroondah:
Manningham Manningham Yarra Ranges
Whitehorse City of Maroondah Yarra Ranges
Knox Knox Yarra Ranges

The City of Maroondah is a local government area in Victoria, Australia in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. At the 2011 Census, Maroondah had a population of 103,839.

The name Maroondah comes from an Aboriginal word meaning 'leaf', because of the area's green façade.

The City of Maroondah was created through amalgamating the former Cities of Ringwood and Croydon in December 1994.

Suburbs located in the City include Ringwood, Croydon, Heathmont, Ringwood East, Ringwood North, Warranwood, Croydon North, Croydon South, Croydon Hills, Bayswater North and parts of Kilsyth South, Vermont and Park Orchards.

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Councillors and wards[edit]

The City of Maroondah has three wards, each represented by three councillors:

Arrabri Ward

  • Cr Tony Dib JP
  • Cr Christina Gleeson
  • Cr Natalie Thomas

Mullum Ward

  • Cr Ann Fraser
  • Cr Nora Lamont
  • Cr Samantha Marks

Wyreena Ward

  • Cr Liam Fitzgerald
  • Cr Rob Steane
  • Cr Les Willmott JP, Mayor

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Maroondah (Local Government Area)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 

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Coordinates: 37°48′32″S 145°13′48″E / 37.809°S 145.23°E / -37.809; 145.23