Snapshot of Council's services and facilities

Maroondah City Council provides more than 120 different services and facilities to the 111,223 members of our community.

Serving our community

The following is a snapshot of some of the services Council provides:

  • School Crossing Supervisors74 school crossings, which are patrolled each school day — rain, hail or shine
  • over 100 immunisation sessions per year — delivering 15,000 vaccinations to babies, children and adults
  • seven Maternal & Child Health centres and 20 nurses who attend to 1,600 new babies and conduct 19,000 maternal visits each year
  • karralykaprograms and services for our young people aged 12 to 25 years, such as Council’s popular drop-in programs at EV’s Youth Centre
  • Karralyka — which last year welcomed close to 50,000 guests and hosted 375 functions, including 20 morning music performances and a full theatre season
  • elderly womensocial inclusion and wellbeing programs for older residents and people with disabilities, which include: 19,008 hours of centre-based programs; 8,300 hours of non-centre based programs; and 5,760 hours of support to residents of Maroondah Supported Residential Services
  • ownership and maintenance of 21 kindergartens that provide three and four-year-old programs
  • garbage truck34km of off road shared trails, 433 parks, 47 bush reserves and 121 playgrounds 
  • waste collection, with a strong commitment by Maroondah residents sees a total of 11,716 tonnes of plastics, glass, steel, aluminium and paper recycled and 12,544 tonnes of garden organics collected annually
  • community events, such as Maroondah Festival, Carols by Candlelight, Australia Day and Reconciliation Week, which attract participation from over 30,000 people each year.

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