City of Malvern
|City of Malvern
Location in Melbourne
|• Density||2,746/km2 (7,111/sq mi)|
|Area||15.88 km2 (6.1 sq mi)|
The City of Malvern was a local government area about 9 kilometres (6 mi) southeast of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia. The city covered an area of 15.88 square kilometres (6.13 sq mi), and existed from 1856 until 1994.
Malvern was incorporated as the Gardiner Road District on 17 October 1856, which became the Shire of Gardiner on 26 May 1871. It was renamed the Shire of Malvern on 15 February 1878. It then became a borough on 22 February 1901, a town on 24 April 1901 and a city on 30 May 1911.
The City of Malvern was subdivided into four wards in October 1980, each electing three councillors:
- Centre Ward
- East Ward
- North Ward
- South Ward
- Armadale (shared with the City of Prahran)
- Glen Iris (shared with the City of Camberwell)
- Malvern East
- Toorak (shared with the City of Prahran)
* Estimate in the 1958 Victorian Year Book.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics, Victoria Office (1994). Victorian Year Book. p. 49. ISSN 0067-1223.
- Victorian Municipal Directory. Brunswick: Arnall & Jackson. 1992. pp. 411–412. Accessed at State Library of Victoria, La Trobe Reading Room.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (1 August 1995). Victorian local government amalgamations 1994-1995: Changes to the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (PDF). Commonwealth of Australia. p. 11. ISBN 0-642-23117-6. Retrieved 2007-12-16.