Greater Dandenong City Council
225 Lonsdale Street, DANDENONG 3175
PO Box 200, DANDENONG 3175
03 8571 1000
03 8571 5196
Located to the south east, Greater Dandenong City Council’s central activities district is Melbourne's second largest retail and commercial centre, including over 7,000 businesses, large shopping complexes at Dandenong and Keysborough, the Dandenong Market, a wide variety of fresh produce, seafood and meat, and over 50 Asian restaurants and specialty supermarkets. It is also the most ethnically diverse area in Victoria, with residents from 151 nations, half of whom were born overseas. Key industries include metal manufacturing and food processing and distribution, beverage and malt manufacturing. View council's performance.
Bangholme, Dandenong, Dandenong North, Dandenong South, Dunearn, Keysborough, Lyndhurst, Noble Park, Noble Park North, Sandown Village, Springvale and Springvale South. For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area and populationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
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Greater Dandenong 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 2016.
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11 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Lightwood - Cr Youhorn Chea
Lightwood - Cr Sean O'Reilly
Lightwood - Cr Loi Truong
Paperbark - Cr Roz Blades
Paperbark - Cr Peter Brown
Paperbark - Cr Meng Tak
Red Gum - Cr Matthew Kirwan
Red Gum - Cr Angela Long
Red Gum - Cr Jim Memeti (Mayor 2013-14)
Silverleaf - Cr John Kelly
Silverleaf - Cr Maria Sampey
Chief Executive Officer
Mr John Bennie
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View the Statewide Community Satisfaction Survey Results to find out what the community thinks about councils services.
Further information about council performance can be found in the Local Government in Victoria Report which brings together information from councils' annual reports to provide a snapshot of the current position of the sector.
The Victorian Government has introduced a mandatory system of performance reporting for councils to ensure that all councils are measuring and reporting on their performance in a consistent way. From 2015, this will enable members of the community to compare similar councils across 70 indicators and assess their performance. Find out more about the performance reporting framework.