Banyule City Council
Address275 Upper Heidelberg Rd, IVANHOE 3079
PostalPO Box 51, IVANHOE 3079
Tel03 9490 4222
Fax03 9499 9475
Municipality ProfileThe 20 suburbs of Banyule City lie between 7 and 21 kilometres north-east of central Melbourne. The Yarra River runs along the City’s south border while the west is defined by Darebin Creek. The city is primarily a residential area, renowned for its open spaces and plentiful parklands, especially along the Yarra and Plenty River valleys. There are industrial areas in Heidelberg West, Greensborough/Briar Hill and Bundoora, as well as institutions such as the Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre and Simpson Army Barracks. Banyule also has a range of educational, health and leisure facilities.
LocalitiesBellfield, Briar Hill, Bundoora, Eaglemont, Eltham, Eltham North, Greensborough, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Heights, Heidelberg West, Ivanhoe, Ivanhoe East, Lower Plenty, Macleod, Montmorency, Rosanna, Saint Helena, Viewbank, Watsonia, Watsonia North and Yallambie.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|63 sq km
Source: Victoria in Future 2012 - Population and Household Projections 2011–2031 for Victoria and its Regions, Department of Planning and Community Development, April 2012.
ElectionsBanyule City Council is a subdivided municipality consisting of 7 wards and 7 councillors.
Councillors are elected through preferential voting.
Since 2008, all Victorian councillors serve a four year term. The next general election is in October 2016.
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7 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Bakewell - Cr Mark Di Pasquale
Beale - Cr Wayne Phillips (Mayor 2012-13)
Griffin - Cr Jenny Mulholland
Grimshaw - Cr Rick Garotti
Hawdon - Cr Steven Briffa
Ibbott - Cr Tom Melican
Olympia - Cr Craig Langdon
Chief Executive OfficerMr Simon McMillan
|Recurrent Expenditure ($)||106.064m||94.311m||89.395m||86.047m|
|Recurrent Revenue ($)||107.725m||103.046m||97.505m||89.320m|
|- Rates & Charges ($)||62.770m||58.342m||54.599m||50.970m|
|- VGC Grants ($)||4.303m||3.940m||3.948m||4.002m|