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Geography Structure

The table below describes the hierarchy of the geographies used in the Victorian Regional Information Portal.       

LGA Name Region Functional Economic Area Other Classifications Partnerships Region  Section of State
Alpine (S) Hume Central Hume Rural Victoria Ovens Murray Regional Victoria
Ararat (RC) Central Highlands Ararat Rural Victoria Central Highlands Regional Victoria
Ballarat (C) Central Highlands Ballarat and Surrounds Regional Cities Central Highlands Regional Victoria
Banyule (C) Melbourne North Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Bass Coast (S) Gippsland Gippsland South Melbourne Peri-urban Gippsland Regional Victoria
Baw Baw (S) Gippsland Gippsland Latrobe Melbourne Peri-urban Gippsland Regional Victoria
Bayside (C) Melbourne Southern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Benalla (RC) Hume Central Hume Rural Victoria Ovens Murray Regional Victoria
Boroondara (C) Melbourne Inner Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Brimbank (C) Melbourne Outer Western Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Buloke (S) Loddon Mallee North Buloke LMN Rural Victoria Mallee Regional Victoria
Campaspe (S) Loddon Mallee North Campaspe LMN Rural Victoria Loddon Campaspe Regional Victoria
Cardinia (S) Melbourne South Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Growth Areas) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Casey (C) Melbourne South Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Growth Areas) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Central Goldfields (S) Loddon Mallee South Central Goldfields Rural Victoria Loddon Campaspe Regional Victoria
Colac-Otway (S) G21 Colac Otway Rural Victoria Barwon Regional Victoria
Corangamite (S) Great South Coast Warrnambool and Surrounds Rural Victoria Great South Coast Regional Victoria
Darebin (C) Melbourne North Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
East Gippsland (S) Gippsland Gippsland East Rural Victoria Gippsland Regional Victoria
Frankston (C) Melbourne Mornington Peninsula Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Gannawarra (S) Loddon Mallee North Gannawarra LMN Rural Victoria Mallee Regional Victoria
Glen Eira (C) Melbourne Southern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Glenelg (S) Great South Coast Glenelg Rural Victoria Great South Coast Regional Victoria
Golden Plains (S) G21 Golden Plains Rural Victoria Central Highlands Regional Victoria
Greater Bendigo (C) Loddon Mallee South Bendigo and Surrounds Regional Cities Loddon Campaspe Regional Victoria
Greater Dandenong (C) Melbourne South Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Greater Geelong (C) G21 Geelong and Surrounds Regional Cities Barwon Regional Victoria
Greater Shepparton (C) Hume Goulburn Valley Regional Cities Goulburn Regional Victoria
Hepburn (S) Central Highlands Ballarat and Surrounds Rural Victoria Central Highlands Regional Victoria
Hindmarsh (S) Wimmera Southern Mallee Hindmarsh WSM Rural Victoria Wimmera Southern Mallee Regional Victoria
Hobsons Bay (C) Melbourne Outer Western Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Horsham (RC) Wimmera Southern Mallee Horsham WSM Regional Cities Wimmera Southern Mallee Regional Victoria
Hume (C) Melbourne North Western Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Growth Areas) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Indigo (S) Hume Upper Hume Rural Victoria Ovens Murray Regional Victoria
Kingston (C) Melbourne Southern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Knox (C) Melbourne Outer Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Latrobe (C) Gippsland Gippsland Latrobe Regional Cities Gippsland Regional Victoria
Loddon (S) Loddon Mallee South Bendigo and Surrounds Rural Victoria Loddon Campaspe Regional Victoria
Macedon Ranges (S) Loddon Mallee South Macedon Ranges Melbourne Peri-urban Loddon Campaspe Regional Victoria
Manningham (C) Melbourne Inner Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Mansfield (S) Hume Central Hume Rural Victoria Ovens Murray Regional Victoria
Maribyrnong (C) Melbourne Outer Western Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Maroondah (C) Melbourne Outer Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Melbourne (C) Melbourne Inner Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Melton (S) Melbourne Outer Western Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Growth Areas) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Mildura (RC) Loddon Mallee North Mildura LMN Regional Cities Mallee Regional Victoria
Mitchell (S) Hume Lower Hume Melbourne Peri-urban Goulburn Regional Victoria
Moira (S) Hume Goulburn Valley Rural Victoria Goulburn Regional Victoria
Monash (C) Melbourne Inner Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Moonee Valley (C) Melbourne Outer Western Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Moorabool (S) Central Highlands Moorabool Melbourne Peri-urban Central Highlands Regional Victoria
Moreland (C) Melbourne North Western Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Mornington Peninsula (S) Melbourne Mornington Peninsula Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Mount Alexander (S) Loddon Mallee South Bendigo and Surrounds Rural Victoria Loddon Campaspe Regional Victoria
Moyne (S) Great South Coast Warrnambool and Surrounds Rural Victoria Great South Coast Regional Victoria
Murrindindi (S) Hume Lower Hume Melbourne Peri-urban Goulburn Regional Victoria
Nillumbik (S) Melbourne North Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Northern Grampians (S) Wimmera Southern Mallee Northern Grampians WSM Rural Victoria Wimmera Southern Mallee Regional Victoria
Port Phillip (C) Melbourne Inner Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Pyrenees (S) Central Highlands Ballarat and Surrounds Rural Victoria Central Highlands Regional Victoria
Queenscliffe (B) G21 Geelong and Surrounds Rural Victoria Barwon Regional Victoria
South Gippsland (S) Gippsland Gippsland South Rural Victoria Gippsland Regional Victoria
Southern Grampians (S) Great South Coast Southern Grampians Rural Victoria Great South Coast Regional Victoria
Stonnington (C) Melbourne Inner Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Strathbogie (S) Hume Goulburn Valley Rural Victoria Goulburn Regional Victoria
Surf Coast (S) G21 Geelong and Surrounds Rural Victoria Barwon Regional Victoria
Swan Hill (RC) Loddon Mallee North Swan Hill LMN Rural Victoria Mallee Regional Victoria
Towong (S) Hume Upper Hume Rural Victoria Ovens Murray Regional Victoria
Wangaratta (RC) Hume Central Hume Regional Cities Ovens Murray Regional Victoria
Warrnambool (C) Great South Coast Warrnambool and Surrounds Regional Cities Great South Coast Regional Victoria
Wellington (S) Gippsland Gippsland Latrobe Rural Victoria Gippsland Regional Victoria
West Wimmera (S) Wimmera Southern Mallee West Wimmera WSM Rural Victoria Wimmera Southern Mallee Regional Victoria
Whitehorse (C) Melbourne Inner Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Whittlesea (C) Melbourne North Western Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Growth Areas) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Wodonga (RC) Hume Upper Hume Regional Cities Ovens Murray Regional Victoria
Wyndham (C) Melbourne Outer Western Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Growth Areas) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Yarra (C) Melbourne Inner Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Yarra Ranges (S) Melbourne Outer Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Melbourne (Inner-Middle) n/a Metropolitan Melbourne
Yarriambiack (S) Wimmera Southern Mallee Yarriambiack WSM Rural Victoria Wimmera Southern Mallee Regional Victoria
Unincorporated Vic Rural Victoria   Regional Victoria


Last Updated: 16 November 2015