What are electoral boundaries?

Victoria is divided into:

  • 88 Districts
  • eight Regions
  • 79 local councils.


There are 88 electoral Districts in Victoria.

Voters in a District elect one Member of Parliament (MP) to represent them in Victoria's Legislative Assembly. The Legislative Assembly is also known as the Lower House. 

The party or coalition of parties that wins the majority of Lower House seats forms the Victorian Government.

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There are eight electoral Regions in Victoria.

Each Region is made up of 11 Districts.

Voters in a Region elect five MPs to represent them in Victoria's Legislative Council. The Legislative Council is also known as the Upper House.

The job of Upper House MPs is to review laws that are passed by Lower House MPs.

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Local councils

There are 79 local councils in Victoria.

Voters elect councillors to represent them in the local council for their area.

Councillors make decisions about local issues, such as:

  • rubbish collection
  • parks and sporting grounds
  • libraries
  • building permits. 

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Which boundaries cover where I live?

If you don't know what District, Region or local council you are in, you can search your address in our interactive map.

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