Maribyrnong City Council
AddressCnr Napier & Hyde Sts, FOOTSCRAY 3011
PostalPO Box 58, FOOTSCRAY 3011
Tel03 9688 0200
Fax03 9687 7793
Municipality ProfileThe City of Maribyrnong is a small, densely populated area, located in the inner western region of Melbourne. The City has the second most ethnically diverse population in Victoria, with 40 % of residents born outside Australia. Residents come from more than 135 different countries and speak over 80 languages. The area includes a large industrial sector. Changes in land use have resulted from the restructuring of local manufacturing industries and the relocation of the Commonwealth defence industries from the area. The main industries include oil and fat manufacturing, basic chemical manufacturing.
LocalitiesBraybrook, Brooklyn, Footscray, Footscray West, Kingsville, Maidstone, Maribyrnong, Seddon, Tottenham and Yarraville.
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Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
|31 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.
ElectionsMaribyrnong City Councilis 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.
River - Cr Sarah Carter
River - Cr Cameron McDonald
Stony Creek - Cr Catherine Cumming (Mayor 2012-13)
Yarraville - Cr Nam Quach
Yarraville - Cr Michael Clarke
Yarraville - Cr Grant Miles
Yarraville - Cr Martin Zakharov
Chief Executive OfficerMr Vince Haining
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