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Local government areas of Victoria

 

Local government areas of Victoria

Map of LGAs

This is a list of local government areas (LGAs) in Victoria, sorted by region. For the history and responsibilities of local government in that state, see Local government in Victoria.

Contents

  • LGAs sorted by region 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

LGAs sorted by region

Name
Council
seat
Region
Year
Estab.
Area
(kmĀ²)
Pop'n
(2011)
Notes
Map
Melbourne, City ofCity of Melbourne Melbourne Greater Melbourne (Inner Melbourne) 12 August 1842 37.4 93,625 Capital city of Victoria
Port Phillip, City ofCity of Port Phillip St Kilda Greater Melbourne (Inner Melbourne) 22 June 1994 20.7 91,372
Stonnington, City ofCity of Stonnington Malvern Greater Melbourne (Inner Melbourne) 22 June 1994 25.6 93,145
Yarra, City ofCity of Yarra Richmond Greater Melbourne (Inner Melbourne) 22 June 1994 20 74,090
Banyule, City ofCity of Banyule Ivanhoe Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 62.5 118,306 Created from the merger of the City of Heidelberg and parts of Shire of Diamond Valley and the Shire of Eltham.
Bayside, City ofCity of Bayside Sandringham Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 36 91,814 Amalgamation of cities of Brighton and Sandringham and parts of the cities of Mordialloc and Moorabbin.
Boroondara, City ofCity of Boroondara Camberwell Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 22 June 1994 60 159,184 Amalgamation of the cities of Camberwell, Kew and Hawthorn.
Brimbank, City ofCity of Brimbank Sunshine Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 123.3 182,735
Darebin, City ofCity of Darebin Preston Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 22 June 1994 53 136,474
Glen Eira, City ofCity of Glen Eira Caulfield North Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 38.7 131,013
Hobsons Bay, City ofCity of Hobsons Bay Altona Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 22 June 1994 65 83,863
Kingston, City ofCity of Kingston Cheltenham Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 91 142,425
Manningham, City ofCity of Manningham Doncaster Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 113 111,300
Maribyrnong, City ofCity of Maribyrnong Footscray Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 31.2 71,635
Monash, City ofCity of Monash Glen Waverley Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 81.5 169,280 The city was formed from the merger of the City of Oakleigh and the City of Waverley
Moonee Valley, City ofCity of Moonee Valley Moonee Ponds Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 44 107,443
Moreland, City ofCity of Moreland Coburg Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 22 June 1994 51 147,241
Whitehorse, City ofCity of Whitehorse Box Hill Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 64 151,334
Cardinia, Shire ofShire of Cardinia Pakenham Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 1,280.6 74,176
Casey, City ofCity of Casey Narre Warren Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 409.9 252,382
Frankston, City ofCity of Frankston Frankston Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 131 126,458
Greater Dandenong, City ofCity of Greater Dandenong Dandenong Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 130 135,605
Hume, City ofCity of Hume Broadmeadows Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 503 167,562
Knox, City ofCity of Knox Wantirna South Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 16 November 1963 113.8 149,300
Maroondah, City ofCity of Maroondah RIngwood East Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 61.4 103,839
Melton, City ofCity of Melton Melton Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 16 September 1862 527.3 109,259
Mornington Peninsula, Shire ofShire of Mornington Peninsula Rosebud Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 723.1 144,608
Nillumbik, Shire ofShire of Nillumbik Eltham Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 435 60,342
Whittlesea, City ofCity of Whittlesea South Morang Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 12 December 1862 489.9 154,880
Wyndham, City ofCity of Wyndham Werribee Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 6 October 1862 541.6 161,575
Yarra Ranges, Shire ofShire of Yarra Ranges Lilydale Greater Melbourne (Outer Metropolitan) 15 December 1994 2,469.9 144,541
Colac Otway Shire,Colac Otway Shire Colac Southwest 1994 3,433 20,345
Golden Plains Shire,Golden Plains Shire Bannockburn Southwest 1994 2,704 18,770
Greater Geelong, City ofCity of Greater Geelong Geelong Southwest 1993 1,240 210,875
Queenscliffe, Borough ofBorough of Queenscliffe Queenscliff Southwest 1863 8.6 3,000
Surf Coast Shire,Surf Coast Shire Torquay Southwest 1994 1,560 25,870
Ballarat, City ofCity of Ballarat Ballarat Central Highlands and Goldfields 1994 740 93,501
Central Goldfields, Shire ofShire of Central Goldfields Maryborough Central Highlands and Goldfields 1995 1,534 12,496
Greater Bendigo, City ofCity of Greater Bendigo Bendigo Central Highlands and Goldfields 1994 3,048 100,617
Hepburn, Shire ofShire of Hepburn Daylesford Central Highlands and Goldfields 1995 1,470 14,367
Loddon, Shire ofShire of Loddon Wedderburn Central Highlands and Goldfields 1995 6,694 7,459
Macedon Ranges, Shire ofShire of Macedon Ranges Kyneton Central Highlands and Goldfields 1994 1,747 41,860
Mitchell, Shire ofShire of Mitchell Broadford Central Highlands and Goldfields 1994 2,862 34,637
Moorabool, Shire ofShire of Moorabool Ballan Central Highlands and Goldfields 1994 2,110 28,124
Mount Alexander, Shire ofShire of Mount Alexander Castlemaine Central Highlands and Goldfields 1995 1,529 17,591
Campaspe, Shire ofShire of Campaspe Echuca Goulburn Valley 1994 4,517 36,365
Greater Shepparton, City ofCity of Greater Shepparton Shepparton Goulburn Valley 1994 2,420 60,449
Moira, Shire ofShire of Moira Cobram Goulburn Valley 1963 4,078 28,124
Strathbogie, Shire ofShire of Strathbogie Euroa Goulburn Valley 1994 3,302 9,486
Alpine Shire,Alpine Shire Bright Northeast 1994 5,005 11,881
Benalla, Rural City ofRural City of Benalla Benalla Northeast 2002 2,350.59 13,647
Falls Creek Alpine Resort,Falls Creek Alpine Resort Unincorporated Area Northeast 1997 16 225
Indigo, Shire ofShire of Indigo Beechworth Northeast 1994 2,044 15,178
Lake Mountain Alpine Resort,Lake Mountain Alpine Resort Unincorporated Area Northeast 1997 4 0
Mansfield, Shire ofShire of Mansfield Mansfield Northeast 2002 3,892 7,893
Mount Buller Alpine Resort,Mount Buller Alpine Resort Unincorporated Area Northeast 1997 23 242
Mount Hotham Alpine Resort,Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Unincorporated Area Northeast 1997 29 161
Mount Stirling Alpine Resort,Mount Stirling Alpine Resort Unincorporated Area Northeast 1997 28 0
Murrindindi, Shire ofShire of Murrindindi Alexandra Northeast 1994 3,889 13,058
Towong, Shire ofShire of Towong Tallangatta Northeast 1994 6,673 5,891
Wangaratta, Rural City ofRural City of Wangaratta Wangaratta Northeast 1994 3,764 26,815
Wodonga, City ofCity of Wodonga Wodonga Northeast 1876 433 35,519
Bass Coast Shire,Bass Coast Shire Wonthaggi Gippsland 1994 859 29,614
Baw Baw, Shire ofShire of Baw Baw Warragul Gippsland 1994 4,031 42,864
East Gippsland, Shire ofShire of East Gippsland Bairnsdale Gippsland 1994 20,931 42,196
Latrobe, City ofCity of Latrobe Morwell Gippsland 1994 1,422 72,396
Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort,Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort Unincorporated Area Gippsland 1997 4 22
South Gippsland Shire,South Gippsland Shire Leongatha Gippsland 1994 3,305 27,208
Wellington, Shire ofShire of Wellington Sale Gippsland 1994 10,989 41,440
Ararat, Rural City ofRural City of Ararat Ararat Western District 1994 4,230 11,183
Corangamite Shire,Corangamite Shire Camperdown Western District 1994 4,404 16,376
Glenelg, Shire ofShire of Glenelg Portland Western District 1994 6,213 19,575
Moyne, Shire ofShire of Moyne Port Fairy Western District 1994 5,478 15,955
Pyrenees Shire,Pyrenees Shire Beaufort Western District 1994 3,433 6,669
Southern Grampians, Shire ofShire of Southern Grampians Hamilton Western District 1994 6,652 16,359
Warrnambool, City ofCity of Warrnambool Warrnambool Western District 1855 120 32,029
Hindmarsh, Shire ofShire of Hindmarsh Nhill Wimmera 1995 7,527 5,798
Horsham, Rural City ofRural City of Horsham Horsham Wimmera 1995 4,239 19,279
Northern Grampians, Shire ofShire of Northern Grampians Stawell Wimmera 1995 5,918 11,845
West Wimmera, Shire ofShire of West Wimmera Edenhope Wimmera 1995 9,107 4,251
Yarriambiack, Shire ofShire of Yarriambiack Warracknabeal Wimmera 1995 7,310 7,088
Buloke, Shire ofShire of Buloke Wycheproof The Mallee 1995 8,004 6,384
Gannawarra, Shire ofShire of Gannawarra Kerang The Mallee 1995 3,732 10,366
Mildura, Rural City ofRural City of Mildura Mildura The Mallee 1995 22,214 50,979
Swan Hill, Rural City ofRural City of Swan Hill Swan Hill The Mallee 1995 6,103 20,449

See also

References

External links

  • Shires of Australia at statoids.com

Victorian Local Governance Association

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