Greater Dandenong City Council
397-405 Springvale Rd, SPRINGVALE 3171
PO Box 200, DANDENONG 3175
03 9239 5100
03 9239 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.
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 & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|130 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.
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.
Visit the Guide for more information on Council Elections.
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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 (Mayor 2012-13)
Red Gum - Cr Jim Memeti
Silverleaf - Cr John Kelly
Silverleaf - Cr Maria Sampey
Chief Executive Officer
Mr John Bennie
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