Darebin City Council
Address274 Gower Street, PRESTON 3072
PostalPO Box 91, PRESTON 3072
Tel03 8470 8888
Fax03 8470 8877
Municipality ProfileDarebin City is bounded by the Merri Creek to the west and the Darebin Creek to the east. It is a large, diverse municipality to the north of the central business district that incorporates a mix of residential, industrial and retail areas. The city includes La Trobe University and Northland Shopping Centre. The main industries include paper and paper products manufacturing. More than 35% of Darebin’s residents were born overseas and more than 40% can speak a language other than English. One in five is over 60.
LocalitiesAlphington, Bundoora, Coburg, Coburg North, Fairfield, Keon Park, Kingsbury, Macleod, Northcote, Preston, Regent West, Reservoir and Thornbury. For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|53 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.
ElectionsDarebin 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.
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9 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Cazaly - Cr Vince Fontana
Cazaly - Cr Bo Li
Cazaly - Cr Julie Williams
La Trobe - Cr Gaetano Greco
La Trobe - Cr Tim Laurence (Mayor 2012-13)
La Trobe - Cr Angela Villella
Rucker - Cr Trent McCarthy
Rucker - Cr Steven Tsitas
Rucker - Cr Oliver Walsh
Chief Executive OfficerMr Rasiah Dev
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