🇦🇺 The City of Maroondah is a local government area in Victoria, Australia in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Maroondah had a population of 115,043 in August 2021.
The City of Maroondah was created through the amalgamation the former Cities of Ringwood and Croydon in December 1994. The name 'Maroondah' was taken from two Aboriginal words - meaning "throwing" and "leaf" - symbolising the green environment.
Suburbs located in the City include Ringwood, Croydon, Heathmont, Ringwood East, Ringwood North, Warranwood, Croydon North, Croydon South, Croydon Hills, Bayswater North and parts of Kilsyth South, Vermont and Park Orchards.
The Lilydale and Belgrave railway lines run through the City of Maroondah, with stations at Heatherdale, Ringwood, Ringwood East, Croydon, and Heathmont. The Maroondah City Council is served by many buses operated by Ventura, Kinetic, McKenzies and V/Line.
Maroondah Hospital, a large public hospital located in Ringwood East serves Maroondah and the surrounding areas.
Maroondah contracts JJ Richards for their garbage collection and have 3 bins: A 240-litre blue-lidded bin for recycling, a 240-litre lime green-lidded bin for food organics and garden organics (FOGO) and a 120-litre red-lidded bin for waste/landfill collection (an 80-litre bin is also available). Prior to 2023, the bin lids were maroon for garden organics (only) and green for waste/landfill and food organics.
Education • Swinburne University of Technology - Croydon Campus
Ayrton Research & Technology - Ringwood Campus
Townships and localities Bayswater North; Croydon; Croydon Hills; Croydon North; Croydon South; Heathmont; Kilsyth; Kilsyth South; Park Orchards; Ringwood; Ringwood East; Ringwood North; Vermont; Warranwood; Wonga Park.
Libraries There are two libraries located in the Maroondah region, both managed by Eastern Regional Libraries. • Realm - Ringwood Town Square, 179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood (opposite Ringwood Station) • Croydon Library - Civic Square, Mount Dandenong Road, Croydon.
Shopping Centres There are two main shopping precincts in Maroondah. • Eastland Shopping Centre - Maroondah Highway, Ringwood • Croydon Central - Kent Avenue, Croydon.
Maroondah has a population of over 115,043 people. Maroondah also forms part of the Greater Melbourne metropolitan area which has a population of over 5,078,193 people.
Twin Towns - Sister Cities Maroondah has links with:🇺🇸 San Carlos, USA
Locations Near: Maroondah 145.263,-37.8068
Antipodal to: Maroondah -34.737,37.807