The Changeling Courts of Melbourne
Winter Court: The Frozen Kingdom
The WinterQueen: Ice Queen Eglantine, Fairest Flowering since February 2008.
Court Heartland: Lonsdale Ward (bordered by Spencer St, Bourke St, Elizabeth St and Flinders St) plus Docklands, Telstra Dome, Southern Cross Station, etc.
Reign: Noon on the Winter Solstice till the end of the last Saturday in September (ie, Grand Final day).
Spring Court: Court of Breezes
The Spring Prince: Baron Baron Hotcock von Hugenstein, Ogre Cyclopean since February 2008.
Court Heartland: Bourke Ward (bordered by Spencer St, La Trobe St, Elizabeth St and Bourke St) plus Flagstaff Gardens and Victoria Markets extending out to Victoria St.
Reign: The day after the last Saturday in September till noon on the Summer Solstice
Summer Court: Kingdom of the Sun
The Summer Queen: Captain Flare Malloren, Fairest Draconic since January 2008.
Court Heartland: Gipps Ward (bordered by Elizabeth St, La Trobe St, Spring St and Bourke St) plus the entire Carlton Gardens bordered by Rathdowne St, Carlton St and Nicholson St.
Reign: Noon on the Summer Solstice till the end of the last Saturday in March.
Autumn Court: The Festive Court
The Autumn Prince: Prince Sha’a Darkling Mirrorskin since 1947.
The Regent: The Majordomo, Darkling Antiquarian, since early 1988.
Court Heartland: La Trobe Ward (bordered by Elizabeth St, Bourke St, Spring St and Flinders St) plus the area bordered by Spring St, Nicholson St, Albert St, Clarendon St and Wellington Pde.
Reign: The day after the last Saturday in March till noon on the Winter Solstice.