What are electoral boundaries?

Victoria is divided into:

  • 88 districts
  • 8 regions
  • 79 local councils.

Districts

There are 88 districts in Victoria.

Voters in a district elect one member of Parliament 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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Regions

There are 8 regions in Victoria.

Each region is made up of 11 districts.

Voters in a region elect five members of Parliament to represent them in Victoria's Legislative Council. The Legislative Council is also known as the upper house.

The job of upper house members of Parliament is to review laws that are passed by lower house members of Parliament.

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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?

To find which district, region or local council you are in, search your address below.

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Enter your enrolled address and select a result from the dropdown. Then click through to read information about your local council, District or Region.

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Electoral boundaries are changing

Victoria's electoral boundaries are going to change at the next State election. This could mean that the district or region you vote in is going to change, even if your address has not.

The changes will come into effect on Tuesday 1 November.

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