City of Maroondah

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City of Maroondah
Victoria
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Map of Melbourne showing Maroondah City Council
Population 112,310 (2015)[1]
 • Density 1,829.2/km2 (4,737/sq mi)
Established December 1994
Area 61.4 km2 (23.7 sq mi)
Mayor Natalie Thomas
Council seat Ringwood
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Website City of Maroondah
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:

Ward Party Councillor Notes
Arrabri   Labor Tony Dib[2]
  Independent Christina Gleeson
  Independent Natalie Thomas Mayor
Mullum   Independent Nora Lamont
  Independent Mary-Anne Lowe
  Independent Samantha Marks
Wyreena   Independent Liam Fitzgerald
  Independent Rob Steane
  Independent Les Willmott

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Template:Census 2012 AUS
  2. ^ Allaoui, Therese (16 November 2014). "Maroondah Mayor takes on Liberal MP in Bayswater". Herald Sun. Retrieved 3 June 2016. 

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