The City of Boroondara is in Melbourne's inner and middle-eastern suburbs, five kilometres east of the central business district.
Almost two-thirds of the City is bounded by water courses and parklands including the Yarra River, Gardiner's Creek and Yarra Bend Park.
The city is primarily residential in nature, although it has a number of educational and private and public health-care facilities.
The main industries include building construction, air and space transport, machinery and equipment wholesaling, publishing.
Boroondara is part of the Metropolitan council grouping and can be compared with similar councils. More information on council groupings can be found here.
Ashburton, Balwyn, Balwyn North, Burwood, Camberwell, Canterbury, Deepdeene,Glen Iris, Glenferrie South, Greythorn, Hawthorn, Hawthorn East, Kew, Kew East, Mont Albert and Surrey Hills.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Boroondara City Council is a subdivided municipality consisting of 10 wards and 10 councillors.
Councillors are elected through preferential voting. Since 2008, all Victorian councillors serve a four year term. The next general election is in October 2020.
10 Councillors elected in October 2016.
Bellevue - Cr Jim Parke
Cotham - Cr Felicity Sinfield
Gardiner - Cr Coral Ross
Glenferrie - Cr Steve Hurd
Junction - Cr Jack Wegman
Lynden - Cr Lisa Hollingsworth
Maling - Cr Jane Addis - Mayor
Maranoa - Cr Cynthia Watson
Solway - Cr Garry Thompson
Studley - Cr Phillip Healey
Estimated resident population. Source: Victoria in Future 2016 - Population and Household Projections to 2031
Source: Victoria Grants Commission.
The figures in the bottom two rows of the table show combined one-off and ongoing funding received by council from both the Federal and State Governments. It is important to note that this amount can change significantly from year to year as individual government funding programs change and natural events such as fires and floods occur.
Data shows the amount allocated in respect of the relevant financial year. In some years, that amount will vary from the payments received that year, as a result of the Commonwealth "bringing forward" some payments.
|Recurrent Expenditure ($)||192.999m
|Recurrent Revenue ($)||238.445m
|- Rates and Charges||172.058m
|- VGC Grants||4.517m||4.368m||4.337m||4.322m||4.316m||4.187m||4.173m||4.024m||3.818m|
|Non-Recurrent Government Grants
|Recurrent Government Grants