Mildura is a growing regional centre on the banks of the Murray River in north western Victoria.
It includes a mixture of irrigated and dryland farming. Fruit and vegetable production are the most significant industries in Mildura. More than 80% of Victoria's grapes and much of Victoria's citrus fruit is produced in the region. Mildura's temperate climate attracts many local and interstate visitors.
The main industries include agriculture, air and space transport, beverage and malt manufacturing, food drink and tobacco wholesaling.
Mildura is part of the Regional City council grouping and can be compared with similar councils. More information on council groupings can be found here.
Big Desert, Birdwoodton, Boinka, Cabarita, Cardross, Carina, Carwarp, Colignan, Cowangie, Cullulleraine, Hattah, Iraak, Irymple, Koorlong, Kulwin, Lindsay Point, Linga, Merbein, Merbein South, Merbein West, Meringur, Merrinee, Mildura, Mittyack, Murray-Sunset, Murrayville, Nangiloc, Neds Corner, Nichols Point, Ouyen, Panitya, Patchewollock, Red Cliffs, Sunnycliffs, Tempy, Torrita, Tutye, Underbool, Walpeup, Wargan, Werrimull and Yelta.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Mildura Rural City Council is an unsubdivided municipality consisting of 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 2020.
The council's next independent Electoral Representation Review is scheduled to be conducted prior to the 2028 elections.
9 Councillors elected in october 2016.
Unsubdivided - Cr Greg Brown
Unsubdivided - Cr Ali Cupper
Unsubdivided - Cr Mark Eckel - Mayor
Unsubdivided - Cr Glenn Milne
Unsubdivided - Cr Max Thorburn
Unsubdivided - Cr Anthony Cirillo
Unsubdivided - Cr Simon Clemence
Unsubdivided - Cr Jason Modica
Unsubdivided - Cr Min Poole
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 ($)||90.306m||86.916m||89.316m||91.956m||89.633m||81.891m||81.200m|
|Recurrent Revenue ($)||99.773m||113.111m||94.072m||104.970m||97.567m||88.443m||83.568m|
|- Rates and Charges||62.046m||59.370m||56.078m||52.709m||48.734m||45.258m||42.961m|
|- VGC Grants||13.466m||13.198m||12.784m||12.180m||11.854m||11.332m||10.534m|
|Non-Recurrent Government Grants
|Recurrent Government Grants
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