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Vicmap Admin provides authoritative administrative boundary information for Victoria. It enables customers to locate and visualise administrative boundaries such as local government areas, suburbs (localities) and postcodes.

Applications of the Admin data include asset or product location and market research. Our customers include Victoria’s utilities, government agencies and emergency service organisations.

Vicmap Admin combines designated and gazetted boundaries of administrative interest across Victoria, into one easy-to-use package.

We use authoritative sources through custodianship agreements to produce the Vicmap Admin product. For example:

  • Local Government Area (LGA) boundaries are compiled under the direction of Local Government Victoria within the Department of Government Services.
  • Electoral data is supplied by the Victorian Electoral Commission.
  • Postcodes are compiled using the latest boundary alignment information supplied directly from Australia Post.

Vicmap Admin includes:

  • LGA boundaries and names
  • Locality boundaries and names
  • Postcode boundaries and numbers
  • State Electoral boundaries and names
  • Local government ward boundaries and names
  • Parish and township boundaries and names
  • State government departmental boundaries and names
  • Country Fire Authority (CFA) Regions, Districts and Total Fire Ban Districts boundaries and names
  • Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) Regions, Districts, Response Area and Legislated Boundary boundaries and names

Vertical alignment is based on the cadastral boundaries of Vicmap Property.

Explore data

You can explore Vicmap data in a web mapping service before you download:

Although this site contains the core Vicmap datasets, it may not include the full suite of available products.

Access data

You can access Vicmap Admin from the Data.Vic platform under a Creative Commons license.

Above: Sample of municipal map showing wards. Vicmap Admin Localities (green), LGA Boundary (black line and yellow buffer) and ward boundaries (black lines)
Above: Sample of municipal map showing wards. Vicmap Admin localities (green), LGA boundary (black line and yellow buffer) and ward boundaries (black lines).

Technical detail

Source informationRefer to the Vicmap Admin product description
CurrencyUpdated weekly
Scale of captureBased on scale of capture (between 1:480 and 1:25,000) of the original Vicmap Property data
Spatial accuracyRanges from 0.1 m to 25 m

Where reasonably practicable, Vicmap complies with the FAIR data principle: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable. This is why Vicmap is available in a range of data formats and datums.

For details, please review the Vicmap product specification below.

Product resources

View Vicmap Admin product metadata

How to get help

Vicmap customers and business custodians can contact the Vicmap helpdesk for product information and support.

Page last updated: 27/05/24