The City of Monash is located 20km south east of Melbourne's central business district.
It is culturally diverse, with 37% of its residents coming from more than 30 countries. Population growth is slowing and the profile is aging. Monash has a range of commercial activity and shopping centres, like Glen Waverley, Oakleigh and Mount Waverley. The city also has a large industrial area and research institutions, like Monash University and the CSIRO.
The main industries include machinery and equipment wholesaling, other chemical product manufacturing, printing and services to printing, motor vehicle and part manufacturing.
Monash is part of the Metropolitan council grouping and can be compared with similar councils. More information on council groupings can be found here.
Ashwood, Burwood, Chadstone, Clayton, Glen Waverely, Hughesdale, Huntingdale, Mount Waverley, Mulgrave, Notting Hill, Oakleigh, Oakleigh East, Oakleigh South, Pinewood, Syndal and Wheelers Hill.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Monash City Council is a subdivided municipality consisting of 4 wards and 11 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 independent Electoral Representation Review was conducted prior to the 2012 elections.
11 Councillors elected in October 2016.
Glen Waverley - Cr Geoff Lake
Glen Waverley - Cr Lynnette Saloumi
Mount Waverley - Cr Brian Little
Mount Waverley - Cr Rebecca Paterson - Mayor
Mount Waverley - Cr Mt Pang Tsoi
Mulgrave - Cr Robert Davies
Mulgrave - Cr Paul Klisaris
Mulgrave - Cr Shane McCluskey
Oakleigh - Cr Theo Zographos
Oakleigh - Cr Josh Fergeus
Oakleigh - Cr Stuart James
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 ($)||152.491m||152.871m||152.832m||154.873m||162.494m||144.228m||135.002m|
|Recurrent Revenue ($)||174.131m||169.973m||171.061m||154.565m||157.744m||143.781m||144.716m|
|- Rates and Charges||108.948m||101.220m||94.153m||87.983m||81.860m||76.431m||71.490m|
|- VGC Grants||4.874m||4.888m||4.893m||4.694m||4.598m||4.430m||4.173m|
|Non-Recurrent Government Grants
|Recurrent Government Grants