Glen Eira is a mature, virtually fully developed city. It is close to Melbourne's central business district, Port Phillip Bay, the Mornington Peninsula and major retail areas.
Land use is predominantly residential with associated retail and services.
Glen Eira is a densely populated and culturally very diverse residential area in the inner south-east of Melbourne.
Of its residents, 37.4% were born overseas, 30.4% speak a language other than English at home. 50.7% are Christian, 16.6% are Jewish and 15% have a disability.
It is home to Caulfield Racecourse and the Caulfield Campus of Monash University.
Glen Eira is part of the Metropolitan council grouping and can be compared with similar councils. More information on council groupings can be found here.
Bentleigh, Bentleigh East, Brighton East, Carnegie, Caulfield, Caulfield East, Caulfield North, Caulfield South, Coatesville, Elsternwick, Gardenvale, Glen Huntly, Hopetoun Gardens, McKinnon, Murrumbeena, Ormond, Patterson and St Kilda East.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Glen Eira City Council is a subdivided municipality consisting of 3 wards and 9 councillors.
Councillors are elected through proportional representation voting. Since 2008, all Victorian councillors serve a four year term. The next general election is in October 2016.
The council's independent Electoral Representation Review was conducted prior to the 2012 elections.
9 Councillors elected in October 2016.
Camden - Cr Mary Delahunty - Mayor
Camden - Cr Joel Silver
Camden - Cr Dan Sztrajt
Rosstown - Cr Margaret Esakoff
Rosstown - Cr Tony Athanasopoulos
Rosstown - Cr Clare Davey
Tucker - Cr Jamie Hyams
Tucker - Cr Jim Magee
Tucker - Cr Nina Taylor
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 ($)||147.579m||133.818m||127.73m||121.809m||120.071m||101.723m||93.923m|
|Recurrent Revenue ($)||161.870m||150.741m||143.898m||134.881m||119.505m||112.277m||113.916m|
|- Rates and Charges||96.002m||90.217m||86.092m||82.783m||76.580m||71.933m||68.187m|
|- VGC Grants||3.526m||3.499m||3.489m||3.332m||3.295m||3.173m||2.994m|
|Non-Recurrent Government Grants
|Recurrent Government Grants