Shire of Nillumbik

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Shire of Nillumbik
Map of Melbourne showing Shire of Nillumbik
Population 60,342 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 138.72/km2 (359.3/sq mi)
Established 1994
Area 435 km2 (168.0 sq mi)
Mayor Cr Bronnie Hattam
Council seat Greensborough
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)
Website Shire of Nillumbik
LGAs around Shire of Nillumbik:
Whittlesea Murrindindi Murrindindi
Whittlesea Shire of Nillumbik Yarra Ranges
Banyule Manningham Yarra Ranges

The Shire of Nillumbik is a local government area in Victoria, Australia. It contains outer northern suburbs of Melbourne and rural localities beyond the urban area. It has an area of 435 square kilometres and at the 2011 Census, the Shire had a population of 60,342. It was formed in 1994 from the merger of parts of the Shires of Eltham, Diamond Valley, Healesville and the City of Whittlesea. The Shire uses the tag-line The Green Wedge Shire.

Nillumbik was rated third of 590 Australian local government areas in the BankWest Quality of Life Index 2008.[2]


The current council, as of June 2016, is:[3]

Ward Party Councillor Notes
Blue Lake   Independent Meralyn Klein
Bunjil   Independent Anika Van Hulsen
Edendale   Independent Michael Young
Ellis   Independent Peter Perkins
Sugarloaf   Independent Ken King
Swipers Gully   Independent Bronnie Hattam Mayor
Wingrove   Independent Helen Coleman Deputy Mayor



Towns, townships and rural localities[edit]

For other Melbourne suburbs and municipalities, see List of Melbourne suburbs.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Nillumbik (Local Government Area)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-07-03. 
  2. ^ "BankWest Quality of Life Index 2008" (pdf). BankWest Quality of Life Index 2008. BankWest. 2008-08-20. p. 8. Retrieved 2008-09-03. 
  3. ^ "Councillors". 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°38′S 145°14′E / 37.633°S 145.233°E / -37.633; 145.233