Hobsons Bay City Council
Address115 Civic Parade, ALTONA 3018
PostalPO Box 21, ALTONA 3018
Tel03 9932 1000
Fax03 9932 1039
Municipality ProfileOn the northern shores of Port Phillip Bay, Hobsons Bay is part of the industrial heartland of Melbourne's west. It has over 20 kms of beaches and foreshore areas, and significant coastal wetlands, five creek systems, remnant native grasslands, and important flora and fauna habitats. About 30% of the Shire’s residents were born overseas, and speak a language other than English at home. Hobsons Bay is the focus of Victoria's chemical and petroleum industries and contains some of the State's largest industrial enterprises. It is also home to the maritime centre of Williamstown. The main industries include motor vehicle and part manufacturing, basic chemical manufacturing, petroleum refining, other transport equipment manufacturing.
LocalitiesAltona, Altona Meadows, Altona North, Brooklyn, Laverton, Newport, Seabrook, Seaholme, South Kingsville, Spotswood, Williamstown and Williamstown North.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|64 sq km||88,335||91,107||94,275||97,336||100,132|
Source: Victoria in Future 2012 - Population and Household Projections 2011–2031 for Victoria and its Regions, Department of Planning and Community Development, April 2012.
Hobsons Bay City Council is a subdivided municipality consisting of 3 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.
The council's independent Electoral Representation Review was conducted prior to the 2012 elections.
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7 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Cherry Lake - Cr Tony Briffa
Cherry Lake - Cr Sandra Wilson
Strand - Cr Angela Altair (Mayor 2012-13)
Strand - Cr Peter Hemphill
Strand - Cr Paul Morgon
Wetlands - Cr Colleen Gates
Wetlands - Cr Luba Grigorovitch
Chief Executive OfficerMr Chris Eddy
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