City of Moonee Valley

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City of Moonee Valley
Location within Melbourne metropolitan area
Population 107,443 (2011)[1]
 • Density 2,442/km2 (6,320/sq mi)
Established December 1994
Area 44 km2 (17.0 sq mi)
Mayor Cr Andrea Surace
Council seat Moonee Ponds
Region Metropolitan Melbourne
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)
Moonee Valley City logo.jpg
Website City of Moonee Valley
LGAs around City of Moonee Valley:
Brimbank Moreland Moreland
Brimbank City of Moonee Valley Moreland
Brimbank Maribyrnong Melbourne

The City of Moonee Valley is a local government area located within the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It comprises the north-western suburbs between 3 and 13 kilometres from the Melbourne city centre, and at the 2011 Census, the City had a population of 107,443.


The original logo

Moonee Valley was formed in December 1994 after the merger of the City of Essendon and eastern parts of the City of Keilor.

The original council logo from 1994 was replaced in February 2010.[2]

Exchange prefixes in the city begin 937x, 837x, 933x or 833x (the latter leftover from the old City of Keilor).



Current composition[edit]

Councillors are elected from three multi-member wards, each electing three members, for a total of nine councillors. The current council was elected on 27 October 2012, as its composition is:

Ward Party Councillor Notes
Buckley Narelle Sharpe
  Labor[3] Jan Chantry
Paul Giuliano Deputy mayor
Myrnong Ward   Liberal[4] Cam Nation
  Labor[5] Jim Cusack
  Labor[5] Nicole Marshall
Rosehill Ward   Labor[6] John Sipek
Andrea Surace Mayor
  Labor Shirley Cornish


The current mayor is Andrea Surace and the deputy mayor is Paul Giuliano. They were elected by council in October 2015 and will serve the 2015/2016 year.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Moonee Valley (Local Government Area)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  2. ^ "Moonee Valley City Council - Moonee Valley Logo". Retrieved 2010-06-16. [dead link]
  3. ^ "East-west link: Moonee Valley Council challenges state government". The Weekly Review. 20 October 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Anti-East West Link councillor's ties to Liberal Party questioned". The Age. 15 September 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Labor bid in Moonee Valley 'harder for others'". The Weekly Review. 1 October 2012. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 
  6. ^ Tomazin, Farah (19 February 2012). "Former premiers face off in Niddrie". The Age. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 

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Coordinates: 37°46′S 144°55′E / 37.767°S 144.917°E / -37.767; 144.917