Local government areas of Victoria

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Map of LGAs

This is a list of local government areas (LGAs) in Victoria, sorted by region. For the history and responsibilities of local government in that state, see Local government in Victoria.

LGAs sorted by region[edit]

Name
Council
seat
Region
Year
Estab.
Area
(km²)
Pop'n
(2011)
Notes
Map
Melbourne, City ofCity of Melbourne Melbourne Greater Melbourne (Inner Melbourne) 12 August 1842 37.4 93,625 Capital city of Victoria MelbLGA-Melbourne.gif
Port Phillip, City ofCity of Port Phillip St Kilda Greater Melbourne (Inner Melbourne) 22 June 1994 20.7 91,372 MelbLGA-PortPhillip.gif
Stonnington, City ofCity of Stonnington Malvern Greater Melbourne (Inner Melbourne) 22 June 1994 25.6 93,145 MelbLGA-Stonnington.gif
Yarra, City ofCity of Yarra Richmond Greater Melbourne (Inner Melbourne) 22 June 1994 20 74,090 MelbLGA-Yarra.gif
Banyule, City ofCity of Banyule Ivanhoe Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 62.5 118,306 Created from the merger of the City of Heidelberg and parts of Shire of Diamond Valley and the Shire of Eltham. MelbLGA-Banyule.gif
Bayside, City ofCity of Bayside Sandringham Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 36 91,814 Amalgamation of cities of Brighton and Sandringham and parts of the cities of Mordialloc and Moorabbin. MelbLGA-Bayside.gif
Boroondara, City ofCity of Boroondara Camberwell Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 22 June 1994 60 159,184 Amalgamation of the cities of Camberwell, Kew and Hawthorn. MelbLGA-Boroondara.gif
Brimbank, City ofCity of Brimbank Sunshine Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 123.3 182,735 MelbLGA-Brimbank.gif
Darebin, City ofCity of Darebin Preston Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 22 June 1994 53 136,474 MelbLGA-Darebin.gif
Glen Eira, City ofCity of Glen Eira Caulfield North Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 38.7 131,013 MelbLGA-GlenEira.gif
Hobsons Bay, City ofCity of Hobsons Bay Altona Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 22 June 1994 65 83,863 MelbLGA-HobsonsBay.gif
Kingston, City ofCity of Kingston Cheltenham Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 91 142,425 MelbLGA-Kingston.gif
Manningham, City ofCity of Manningham Doncaster Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 113 111,300 MelbLGA-Manningham.gif
Maribyrnong, City ofCity of Maribyrnong Footscray Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 31.2 71,635 MelbLGA-Maribyrnong.gif
Monash, City ofCity of Monash Glen Waverley Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 81.5 169,280 The city was formed from the merger of the City of Oakleigh and the City of Waverley MelbLGA-Monash.gif
Moonee Valley, City ofCity of Moonee Valley Moonee Ponds Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 44 107,443 MelbLGA-MooneePonds.gif
Moreland, City ofCity of Moreland Coburg Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 22 June 1994 51 147,241 MelbLGA-Moreland.gif
Whitehorse, City ofCity of Whitehorse Box Hill Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 64 151,334 MelbLGA-Whitehorse.gif
Cardinia, Shire ofShire of Cardinia Pakenham Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 1,280.6 74,176 MelbLGA-Cardinia.gif
Casey, City ofCity of Casey Narre Warren Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 409.9 252,382 MelbLGA-Casey.gif
Frankston, City ofCity of Frankston Frankston Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 131 126,458 MelbLGA-Frankston.gif
Greater Dandenong, City ofCity of Greater Dandenong Dandenong Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 130 135,605 MelbLGA-GreaterDandenong.gif
Hume, City ofCity of Hume Broadmeadows Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 503 167,562 MelbLGA-Hume.gif
Knox, City ofCity of Knox Wantirna South Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 16 November 1963 113.8 149,300 MelbLGA-Knox.gif
Maroondah, City ofCity of Maroondah RIngwood East Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 61.4 103,839 MelbLGA-Maroondah.gif
Melton, City ofCity of Melton Melton Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 16 September 1862 527.3 109,259 MelbLGA-Melton.gif
Mornington Peninsula, Shire ofShire of Mornington Peninsula Rosebud Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 723.1 144,608 MelbLGA-MorningtonPeninsula.gif
Nillumbik, Shire ofShire of Nillumbik Eltham Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 435 60,342\ MelbLGA-Nillumbik.gif
Whittlesea, City ofCity of Whittlesea South Morang Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 12 December 1862 489.9 154,880 MelbLGA-Whittlesea.gif
Wyndham, City ofCity of Wyndham Werribee Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 6 October 1862 541.6 161,575 MelbLGA-Wyndham.gif
Yarra Ranges, Shire ofShire of Yarra Ranges Lilydale Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 2,469.9 144,541 MelbLGA-YarraRanges.gif
Colac Otway Shire, Colac Otway Shire Colac Southwest 1994 3,433 20,345 Australia Victoria Colac Otway Shire.svg
Golden Plains Shire, Golden Plains Shire Bannockburn Southwest 1994 2,704 18,770 Australia Victoria Golden Plains Shire.svg
Greater Geelong, City ofCity of Greater Geelong Geelong Southwest 1993 1,240 210,875 Australia Victoria Greater Geelong City.svg
Queenscliffe, Borough ofBorough of Queenscliffe Queenscliff Southwest 1863 8.6 3,000 Australia Victoria Queenscliffe Borough.svg
Surf Coast Shire, Surf Coast Shire Torquay Southwest 1994 1,560 25,870 Australia Victoria Surf Coast Shire.svg
Ballarat, City ofCity of Ballarat Ballarat Central Highlands and Goldfields 1994 740 93,501 Australia Victoria Ballarat City.svg
Central Goldfields, Shire ofShire of Central Goldfields Maryborough Central Highlands and Goldfields 1995 1,534 12,496 Australia Victoria Central Goldfields Shire.svg
Greater Bendigo, City ofCity of Greater Bendigo Bendigo Central Highlands and Goldfields 1994 3,048 100,617 Australia Victoria Greater Bendigo City.svg
Hepburn, Shire ofShire of Hepburn Daylesford Central Highlands and Goldfields 1995 1,470 14,367 Australia Victoria Hepburn Shire.svg
Loddon, Shire ofShire of Loddon Wedderburn Central Highlands and Goldfields 1995 6,694 7,459 Australia Victoria Loddon Shire.svg
Macedon Ranges, Shire ofShire of Macedon Ranges Kyneton Central Highlands and Goldfields 1994 1,747 41,860 Australia Victoria Macedon Ranges Shire.svg
Mitchell, Shire ofShire of Mitchell Broadford Central Highlands and Goldfields 1994 2,862 34,637 Australia Victoria Mitchell Shire.svg
Moorabool, Shire ofShire of Moorabool Ballan Central Highlands and Goldfields 1994 2,110 28,124 Australia Victoria Moorabool Shire.svg
Mount Alexander, Shire ofShire of Mount Alexander Castlemaine Central Highlands and Goldfields 1995 1,529 17,591 Australia Victoria Mount Alexander Shire.svg
Campaspe, Shire ofShire of Campaspe Echuca Goulburn Valley 1994 4,517 36,365 Australia Victoria Campaspe Shire.svg
Greater Shepparton, City ofCity of Greater Shepparton Shepparton Goulburn Valley 1994 2,420 60,449 Australia Victoria Greater Shepparton City.svg
Moira, Shire ofShire of Moira Cobram Goulburn Valley 1963 4,078 28,124 Australia Victoria Moira Shire.svg
Strathbogie, Shire ofShire of Strathbogie Euroa Goulburn Valley 1994 3,302 9,486 Australia Victoria Strathbogie Shire.svg
Alpine Shire, Alpine Shire Bright Northeast 1994 5,005 11,881 Australia Victoria Alpine Shire locator map.svg
Benalla, Rural City ofRural City of Benalla Benalla Northeast 2002 2,350.59 13,647 Australia Victoria Benalla RC locator map.svg
Falls Creek Alpine Resort, Falls Creek Alpine Resort Unincorporated Area Northeast 1997 16 225 Australia Victoria Falls Creek Alpine Resort.svg
Indigo, Shire ofShire of Indigo Beechworth Northeast 1994 2,044 15,178 Australia Victoria Indigo Shire.svg
Lake Mountain Alpine Resort, Lake Mountain Alpine Resort Unincorporated Area Northeast 1997 4 0 Australia Victoria Lake Mountain Alpine Resort.svg
Mansfield, Shire ofShire of Mansfield Mansfield Northeast 2002 3,892 7,893 Australia Victoria Mansfield Shire.svg
Mount Buller Alpine Resort, Mount Buller Alpine Resort Unincorporated Area Northeast 1997 23 242 Australia Victoria Mount Buller Alpine Resort.svg
Mount Hotham Alpine Resort, Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Unincorporated Area Northeast 1997 29 161 Australia Victoria Mount Hotham Alpine Resort.svg
Mount Stirling Alpine Resort, Mount Stirling Alpine Resort Unincorporated Area Northeast 1997 28 0 Australia Victoria Mount Stirling Alpine Resort.svg
Murrindindi, Shire ofShire of Murrindindi Alexandra Northeast 1994 3,889 13,058 Australia Victoria Murrindindi Shire.svg
Towong, Shire ofShire of Towong Tallangatta Northeast 1994 6,673 5,891 Australia Victoria Towong Shire.svg
Wangaratta, Rural City ofRural City of Wangaratta Wangaratta Northeast 1994 3,764 26,815 Australia Victoria Wangaratta RC.svg
Wodonga, City ofCity of Wodonga Wodonga Northeast 1876 433 35,519 Australia Victoria Wodonga City.svg
Bass Coast Shire, Bass Coast Shire Wonthaggi Gippsland 1994 859 29,614 Australia Victoria Bass Coast Shire.svg
Baw Baw, Shire ofShire of Baw Baw Warragul Gippsland 1994 4,031 42,864 Australia Victoria Baw Baw Shire.svg
East Gippsland, Shire ofShire of East Gippsland Bairnsdale Gippsland 1994 20,931 42,196 Australia Victoria East Gippsland Shire.svg
Latrobe, City ofCity of Latrobe Morwell Gippsland 1994 1,422 72,396 Australia Victoria Latrobe City.svg
Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort, Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort Unincorporated Area Gippsland 1997 4 22 Australia Victoria Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort.svg
South Gippsland Shire, South Gippsland Shire Leongatha Gippsland 1994 3,305 27,208 Australia Victoria South Gippsland Shire.svg
Wellington, Shire ofShire of Wellington Sale Gippsland 1994 10,989 41,440 Australia Victoria Wellington Shire.svg
Ararat, Rural City ofRural City of Ararat Ararat Western District 1994 4,230 11,183 Australia Victoria Ararat RC.svg
Corangamite Shire, Corangamite Shire Camperdown Western District 1994 4,404 16,376 Australia Victoria Corangamite Shire.svg
Glenelg, Shire ofShire of Glenelg Portland Western District 1994 6,213 19,575 Australia Victoria Glenelg Shire.svg
Moyne, Shire ofShire of Moyne Port Fairy Western District 1994 5,478 15,955 Australia Victoria Moyne Shire.svg
Pyrenees Shire, Pyrenees Shire Beaufort Western District 1994 3,433 6,669 Australia Victoria Pyrenees Shire.svg
Southern Grampians, Shire ofShire of Southern Grampians Hamilton Western District 1994 6,652 16,359 Australia Victoria Southern Grampians Shire.svg
Warrnambool, City ofCity of Warrnambool Warrnambool Western District 1855 120 32,029 Australia Victoria Warrnambool City.svg
Hindmarsh, Shire ofShire of Hindmarsh Nhill Wimmera 1995 7,527 5,798 Australia Victoria Hindmarsh Shire.svg
Horsham, Rural City ofRural City of Horsham Horsham Wimmera 1995 4,239 19,279 Australia Victoria Horsham RC.svg
Northern Grampians, Shire ofShire of Northern Grampians Stawell Wimmera 1995 5,918 11,845 Australia Victoria Northern Grampians Shire.svg
West Wimmera, Shire ofShire of West Wimmera Edenhope Wimmera 1995 9,107 4,251 Australia Victoria West Wimmera Shire.svg
Yarriambiack, Shire ofShire of Yarriambiack Warracknabeal Wimmera 1995 7,310 7,088 Australia Victoria Yarriambiack Shire.svg
Buloke, Shire ofShire of Buloke Wycheproof The Mallee 1995 8,004 6,384 Australia Victoria Buloke Shire.svg
Gannawarra, Shire ofShire of Gannawarra Kerang The Mallee 1995 3,732 10,366 Australia Victoria Gannawarra Shire.svg
Mildura, Rural City ofRural City of Mildura Mildura The Mallee 1995 22,214 50,979 Australia Victoria Mildura RC.svg
Swan Hill, Rural City ofRural City of Swan Hill Swan Hill The Mallee 1995 6,103 20,449 Australia Victoria Swan Hill RC.svg

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References[edit]

External links[edit]

Victorian Local Governance Association