The fast-growing City of Maroondah encompasses many of Melbourne's outer eastern suburbs.
To the north suburbs are semi-rural in parts. The two major retail centres at Ringwood and Croydon, as well as a significant concentration of industry in the south dominate the economy of Maroondah.
The economy is dominated by retailing, anchored by the two main business centres at Ringwood and Croydon.
Marooondah is part of the Metropolitan council grouping and can be compared with similar councils. More information on council groupings can be found here.
Bayswater North, Croydon, Croydon Hills, Croydon North, Croydon South, Heathmont, Kilsyth, Kilsyth South, Park Orchards, Ringwood, Ringwood East, Ringwood North, Vermont, Warranwood and Wonga Park.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
9 Councillors elected in October 2016.
Barngeong - Cr Marijke Graham
Bungalook - Cr Tony Dib
Jubilee - Cr Mike Symon
Macalpin - Cr Suzanne Stojanovic
Taralla - Cr Paul MacDonald
Wickflow - Cr Tasa Damante
Wombolano - Cr Kylie Spears - Mayor
Wonga - Cr Nora Lamont
Yarrunga - Cr Rob Steane
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 ($)||129.064m||131.007m||124.528m||122.400m||113.755m||103.983m||96.841m||95.572m||102.033m||92.566m|
|Recurrent Revenue ($)||141.541m||158.504m||137.410m||136.016m||123.519m||122.801m||107.848m||105.530m||100.513m||94.555m|
|- Rates and Charges||92.594m||89.799m||84.651m||82.158m||78.340m||74.041m||69.794m||66.315m||62.444m||58.945m|
|- VGC Grants||4.902m||4.896m||4.960m||4.833m||5.098m||5.286m||5.367m||5.062m||4.860m||4.718m|
|Non-Recurrent Government Grants
|Recurrent Government Grants