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Our community and location

Our people

We have a very broad range of people and cultures in the City of Casey.

Our location

The City of Casey covers 396.66 sqKm and is divided into 6 wards.

See the history of our ward names.

Our cultures

The City of Casey is one of the fastest growing regions in Australia. We have with more than 300,000 residents from around 150 different cultural backgrounds.

We are home to:

  • one of the largest number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents in metropolitan Melbourne
  • a high number of residents from refugee or asylum seeker backgrounds
  • residents who speak over 140 different languages
  • residents of more than 120 faiths

Multifaith statement

Before each Council Meeting, a member of the Casey Multifaith Network reads the following statement:

“We bring greetings from the Casey Multifaith Network to the Councillors and people of the City of Casey.

The Casey Multifaith Network are a collaborative representation of various religions and faiths committed to working together toward the promotion of peace, harmony and understanding in the community.

We believe in the dignity of all humanity. Therefore, we defend the rights of all members of religions and faiths to practice and celebrate their own religion and promote their own faith.

We respect and honour the rights of others to hold their chosen beliefs. We will model responsible citizenship, respect and friendships through cooperative action and education that promotes understanding and trust within the community and we support Council in strengthening Casey’s communities and in promoting and respecting diversity.”

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