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Civics and Citizenship year 9 2019: Electorate and local council information

Find your electorate or local council

Know your council

This site allows you to:

benchmark and compare similar councils
view detailed profiles of councils
view maps of council areas (local government areas) in Victoria
find out about how local government works in Victoria in the Guide to Councils.

Victorian Electoral Commission

The Victorian Electoral Commission is an independent and impartial statutory authority established under Victoria's Electoral Act 2002. The VEC conducts Victorian State elections, local council elections, certain statutory elections and polls, and commercial and community elections. The VEC also conducts boundary reviews, maintains the Victorian electoral enrolment register, conducts electoral research, provides education services, and works to engage all Victorians who are entitled to vote in the democratic process.

Australian Electoral Commission

The role of the Australian Electoral Commission is to deliver the franchise: that is, an Australian citizen's right to vote, as established by the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918.‚Äč

Melbourne respresentatives

Federal MP for Melbourne  - Adam Bandt MP (Greens)



State Member for Melbourne  - Ellen Sandell MP (Greens)

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Local Council for Melbourne 

Lord Mayor of Melbourne - Sally Capp

Melbourne City Councillors

Lord Mayor, Deputy Lord Mayor and Councillors

City of Melbourne

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