Head of Government
Lord Mayor of Melbourne City Council
Over 560 species of insects are found within the City of Melbourne. They provide important ecosystem services, from pollination and pest control to improving soil fertility. Photo: Luis Mata
Increasing understorey habitat is a key target for the City of Melbourne to create a healthy ecosystem and provide habitat (Photo: David Hannah).
The Yarra River, traditionally known as the Birrarung, flows through Melbourne’s Central Business District. The iconic river immerses people with nature and holds significant cultural and environmental values within the city (Photo: David Hannah).