What is Maroondah Council?

What is Maroondah Council?

We deliver services that meet the needs and expectations of the Maroondah community. We advocate on behalf of community needs to other levels of Government. We facilitate the delivery of outcomes by working in partnership with residents, businesses, community organisations and key stakeholders.

What does Maroondah mean in Aboriginal?

The name ‘Maroondah’ is derived from the aboriginal word meaning “leaf”, which symbolises Maroondah’s green environment.

What suburbs are in Maroondah Council?

Bayswater North, Croydon, Croydon Hills, Croydon North, Croydon South, Heathmont, Kilsyth, Kilsyth South, Park Orchards, Ringwood, Ringwood East, Ringwood North, Vermont, Warranwood and Wonga Park.

What electorate is Maroondah in?

Maroondah City Council | Victorian Electoral Commission.

What does Maroondah City Council do?

Maroondah City Council provides community services and facilities for our residents using the money we raise. We are also responsible for making and enforcing local laws. Look around and you’ll see your Council at work everywhere.

Which council is Croydon?

Croydon – Inner West Council.

What Aboriginal land is Croydon on?

the Eora nation
The traditional owners of the land on which Croydon is situated are the Wangal people of the Eora nation.

Is Bayswater a Maroondah?

The City of Maroondah includes the suburbs of Bayswater North, Croydon, Croydon Hills, Croydon North, Croydon South, Heathmont, Kilsyth (part), Kilsyth South, Park Orchards (part), Ringwood, Ringwood East, Ringwood North (part), Vermont (part), Warranwood and Wonga Park (part).

How many suburbs are in Maroondah?

About Maroondah Comprised of 15 suburbs, it covers an area of more than 61 square kilometres bordered by the Cities of Manningham, Whitehorse and Knox as well as the Shire of Yarra Ranges.

Who is the state member for Maroondah?

The Hon Neil Angus MP.

When was the Maroondah Council election?

“Council elections were held in October 2020, with a change to the wards and member representation. Nora was once again elected, this time for the new Wonga Ward, an area that sat within the former Mullum Ward. In November 2020 she was elected Deputy Mayor for the first year of the new Council term,” said Cr Symon.

What council is Croydon Hills?

Maroondah City Council
Home – Maroondah City Council.

Where should I not live in Croydon?

The ‘most dangerous’ places in Croydon to live have been revealed

  • Thornton Heath – 131. There were 131 crimes reported overall in Thornton Heath and the most common were reports of violence.
  • Waddon – 133.
  • West Thornton – 144.
  • Broad Green – 192.
  • Fairfield – 332.

What is Croydon famous for?

Croydon expanded in the Middle Ages as a market town and a centre for charcoal production, leather tanning and brewing. The Surrey Iron Railway from Croydon to Wandsworth opened in 1803 and was the world’s first public railway….

London borough Croydon
Ceremonial county Greater London
Region London
Country England

What’s the difference between Wurundjeri and Woiwurrung?

The Wurundjeri are an Australian Aboriginal people of the Woiwurrung language group, in the Kulin nation. They occupied the Birrarung (Yarra River) Valley before British settlement of the area, around the present location of Melbourne, and were called the Yarra tribe by the settlers.

What Aboriginal land is Tullamarine on?

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Tullamareena (or Tullamarine, Dullamarin) was a senior man of the Wurundjeri, a Koori, (Aboriginal) people of the Melbourne area, at the time of the British settlement in Victoria, Australia, in 1835.

What council is Croydon?

What does Council do? How does Council pay for community services? Who does the work? Why have local laws? Maroondah City Council has 9 councillors elected by Maroondah residents in elections held every 4 years. Every year the councillors elect the mayor from within their group.

Maroondah is named after an aboriginal word meaning ‘leaf’, which symbolises Maroondah’s green environment. The estimated population of Maroondah is 110,376, and 1.6% of this population are people from Burma.

What is Maroondah doing to assist refugee communities?

Maroondah City Council is involved in various activities and events to assist refugee communities, including: Harmony Day and Refugee Week activities. A Government Uniforms and Emergency Services Expo run in partnership with various agencies.

Where did Maroondah’s Burmese settlers come from?

Most of Maroondah’s settlers from Burma are ethnic Karen from the Thai border area, and Chin, from the area bordering Bangladesh and India. Many would have lived in refugee camps for 10 or more years before coming to Australia