City of Maroondah

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

City of Maroondah
Victoria
MelbLGA-Maroondah.gif
Map of Melbourne showing Maroondah City Council
Population110,376 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,797.7/km2 (4,656/sq mi)
EstablishedDecember 1994
Area61.4 km2 (23.7 sq mi)
MayorCr Mike Symon
Council seatCroydon
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)
Maroondah-City-Council-Logo.gif
WebsiteCity 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. Maroondah had a population of approximately 110,000 as at the 2016 Census.

The City of Maroondah was created through the amalgamation the former Cities of Ringwood and Croydon in December 1994. The name 'Maroondah' was taken from an aboriginal word meaning "leaf", symbolising the green environment.[2]

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.

Schools[edit]

Suburbs[edit]

Libraries[edit]

There are two libraries located in the Maroondah region, both managed by Eastern Regional Libraries.

Croydon Library - Civic Square, Mount Dandenong Road, Croydon

Realm - Ringwood Town Square, 179 Maroondah Highway Ringwood (opposite Ringwood Station)

Councillors and wards[edit]

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

Ward Councillor Notes
Arrabri Tony Dib
Paul Macdonald
Kylie Spears
Mullum Nora Lamont
Samantha Mazzuchelli
Mike Symon Mayor
Wyreena Tasa Damante
Marijke Graham Deputy Mayor
Rob Steane

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Maroondah (C)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Maroondah Council Interesting Facts". Maroondah Council. Retrieved 18 July 2019.

External links[edit]

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