Brimbank City Council

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The City of Brimbank, the second largest municipality in metropolitan Melbourne, comprises the western suburbs between 10 and 20 kilometres west and northwest from the Melbourne City Centre.

At the 2011 census, Brimbank had a population of 182,735.  The population is estimated to increase to 206,713 by the year 2021. 

Brimbank prides itself on its cultural diversity. The 2011 Census figures indicate that 53.1%of residents in Brimbank were born overseas and around 62.1% speak a language other than English.

Brimbank is a dynamic and rapidly growing city. It has thriving residential developments, particularly in the north-west areas of Sydenham and Taylors Lakes and the southern areas around Cairnlea and Derrimut. It also boasts strong industrial and commercial developments and offers a complete range of educational, recreational and community facilities.

The City of Brimbank was founded on 15 December 1994 during the amalgamations of local governments by the Victorian Government. It was formed after the merger of the former Cities of Keilor and Sunshine.

Brimbank is currently experiencing strong residential, industrial and commercial development.

Brimbank includes 25 new and established suburbs and incorporates one of the largest industrial areas in Melbourne. It also has a number of important institutions including the Sunshine Hospital and the St Albans campus of the Victoria University of Technology. The main industries are chemical product manufacturing.

Interested in LeadWest membership?

Any organisation with operations or interests that are based in Melbourne's west may apply for membership. There is a process set down in LeadWest's Constitution for approval of memberships by the Board of Directors