In September 2022, the City of Moreland officially changed its name to the City of Merri-bek. Please note for service, financial, governance and management reporting purposes on this site, the council may be referred to as Moreland for the financial years up to and including the 2021-22 financial year and as Merri-bek for the 2022-23 financial year and following years. The 2022-23 financial year data will be released in November 2023.
Merri-bek is located in the inner north of Melbourne, five kms from the central business district. It is culturally diverse, with a third of residents born overseas, mostly in non-English speaking countries.
The city is a mix of residential and industrial areas, with a major retailing strip along Sydney Road. Other features include the Fawkner Crematorium and the former Pentridge Prison.
The main industries include electrical equipment and appliance manufacturing, photographic and scientific equipment manufacturing, clothing manufacturing, retailing and health and community services.
Batman, Brunswick, Brunswick East, Brunswick West, Coburg, Coburg North, Fawkner, Fitzroy North, Glenroy, Gowanbrae, Hadfield, Merlynston, Moreland, Oak Park, Parkville, Pascoe Vale, Pascoe Vale South and Tullamarine.
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