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Australia Metropolitan Melbourne is going back into lockdown because of a coronavirus surge — but what area does that cover?

12:29  07 july  2020
12:29  07 july  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Melbourne and Mitchell Shire have been ordered back into lockdown for six weeks after a surge in new coronavirus cases. * Metropolitan Melbourne covering 30 Local Government Areas - Banyule, Hume, Moreland, Bayside, Kingston, Mornington Peninsula, Boroondara, Knox, Nillumbik

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a close up of a map: Metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire are being locked down — again. (ABC News: Jarrod Fankhauser) © Provided by ABC News Metropolitan Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire are being locked down — again. (ABC News: Jarrod Fankhauser)

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has ordered Metropolitan Melbourne back into lockdown, after a surge in coronavirus cases across the city's suburbs.

Unlike the statewide lockdown earlier in the year, this one does not include most of regional and rural Victoria.

But it does include the "interface" areas where Melbourne meets the country, and the Mitchell Shire, centred around Seymour.

So, where is Metropolitan Melbourne?

Also known as Greater Melbourne, Metropolitan Melbourne takes in about 5 million people across almost 10,000 square kilometres.

Metropolitan Melbourne is going back into lockdown because of a coronavirus surge — but what area does that cover?

  Metropolitan Melbourne is going back into lockdown because of a coronavirus surge — but what area does that cover? Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews orders Metropolitan Melbourne's 31 municipalities back into lockdown, along with the Mitchell Shire further north, after a surge in coronavirus cases across the city's suburbs.Unlike the statewide lockdown earlier in the year, this one does not include most of regional and rural Victoria.

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Its northern reaches include areas such as Sunbury, Kalkallo, Mernda, Whittlesea and Strathewen.

Further east, it includes rural parts of the Yarra Ranges, including much of the now abandoned town of Cambarville and the Yarra Ranges National Park, and the growing suburbs of Officer and Pakenham.

Its westernmost areas include Melton West, Werribee and Wyndham Vale, and rural parts of the Melton and Wyndham municipalities.

Metropolitan Melbourne also extends down the Mornington Peninsula — but, on the other side of the bay, does not reach as far as Geelong.

Altogether, it encompasses 31 local government areas. When the Mitchell Shire is added, there are 32 local government areas on the lockdown list:

MunicipalityKey locations
BanyuleBellfield, Bundoora, Greensborough, Heidelberg, Ivanhoe, Montmorency, Rosanna, Watsonia
BaysideBeaumaris, Brighton, Cheltenham, Hampton, Highett, Sandringham
BoroondaraAshburton, Balwyn, Camberwell, Canterbury, Glen Iris, Hawthorn, Kew, Surrey Hills
BrimbankCalder Park, Deer Park, Delahey, Derrimut, Keilor Downs, St Albans, Sunshine, Sydenham, Taylors Lakes
CardiniaBunyip, Gembrook, Koo Wee Rup, Nar Nar Goon, Officer, Pakenham
CaseyBerwick, Clyde, Cranbourne, Endeavour Hills, Narre Warren
DarebinAlphington, Fairfield, Kingsbury, Northcote, Preston, Reservoir, Thornbury
FrankstonCarrum Downs, Frankston, Langwarrin, Sandhurst, Seaford, Skye
Glen EiraBentleigh, Caulfield, Elsternwick, Glen Huntly, Murrumbeena, Ormond
Greater DandenongDandenong, Keysborough, Lyndhurst, Noble Park, Springvale
Hobsons BayAltona, Newport, Spotswood, Williamstown
HumeBroadmeadows, Coolaroo, Craigieburn, Dallas, Keilor, Mickleham, Roxburgh Park, Sunbury, Tullamarine
KingstonAspendale, Chelsea, Cheltenham, Mentone, Moorabbin, Mordialloc, Patterson Lakes
KnoxBayswater, Boronia, Ferntree Gully, Scoresby, Wantirna
ManninghamBulleen, Doncaster, Templestowe, Warrandyte, Wonga Park
MaribyrnongBraybrook, Footscray, Maribyrnong, Yarraville
MaroondahCroydon, Heathmont, Kilsyth, Ringwood, Vermont
MelbourneCarlton, Docklands, Flemington, Kensington, Parkville, Southbank
MeltonCaroline Springs, Diggers Rest, Melton, Rockbank
MitchellBroadford, Kilmore, Puckapunyal, Seymour, Tallarook, Upper Plenty, Wallan
MonashChadstone, Clayton, Glen Waverley, Hughesdale, Mount Waverley, Mulgrave, Oakleigh
Moonee ValleyAirport West, Ascot Vale, Essendon, Moonee Ponds, Strathmore
MorelandBrunswick, Coburg, Glenroy, Oak Park, Pascoe Vale
Mornington PeninsulaBlairgowrie, Dromana, Hastings, HMAS Cerberus, Mornington, Mount Eliza, Rosebud, Rye, Sorrento
NillumbikDiamond Creek, Eltham, Greensborough, Kinglake, Plenty, Wattle Glen
Port PhillipAlbert Park, Balaclava, Elwood, South Melbourne, Port Melbourne, St Kilda
StonningtonArmadale, Malvern, Prahran, South Yarra, Toorak
WhitehorseBlackburn, Box Hill, Mitcham, Mont Albert, Nunawading
WhittleseaEpping, Lalor, Mernda, Mill Park, South Morang, Thomastown, Whittlesea township
WyndhamHoppers Crossing, Laverton, Point Cook, Tarneit, Truganina, Werribee
YarraAbbotsford, Clifton Hill, Collingwood, Fitzroy, Richmond
Yarra RangesBelgrave, Coldstream, Ferny Creek, Healesville, Lilydale, Mount Dandenong, Olinda, Warburton, Yarra Glen

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