Yarra City Council
Address333 Bridge Road, RICHMOND 3121
PostalPO Box 168, RICHMOND 3121
Tel03 9205 5555
Fax03 8417 6666
Municipality ProfileYarra is located in the inner east of Melbourne and features a mixture of residential, industrial and commercial activity. The City of Yarra’s major features include St Vincents Hospital, Victoria Park Football Ground and Yarra Bend Park.
The city has witnessed a largely working-class population become gentrified since the 1980’s with an influx of tertiary students and working professionals.
The main industries include beverage and malt manufacturing, clothing manufacturing, Machinery and equipment wholesaling.
LocalitiesAbbotsford, Alphington, Burnley, Carlton North, Clifton Hill, Collingwood, Cremorne, Fairfield, Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, Princes Hill and Richmond.
For a detailed map showing shire boundaries and locality names, visit VICNAMES.
Area & PopulationPopulation Projections - Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
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Source: Victoria in Future 2012 - Population and Household Projections 2011–2031 for Victoria and its Regions, Department of Planning and Community Development, April 2012.
ElectionsYarra 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.
The council's independent Electoral Representation Review was conducted prior to the 2012 elections.
Visit the Guide for more information on Council Elections.
Visit the Victorian Electoral Commission for more elections details
9 Councillors elected in October 2012.
Langridge - Cr Geoff Barbour
Langridge - Cr Stephen Jolly
Langridge - Cr Amanda Stone
Melba - Cr Misha Coleman
Melba - Cr Simon Huggins
Melba - Cr Phillip Vlahogiannis
Nicholls - Cr Roberto Colanzi
Nicholls - Cr Jackie Fristacky (Mayor 2012-13)
Nicholls - Cr Sam Gaylard
Chief Executive OfficerMs Vijaya Vaidyanath
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