Council is required to set an allowance for its Councillors within the range set by the Victorian Independent Remuneration Tribunal. The Tribunal set its determination on 7 March 2022.
Each Council is put in one of three categories according to size. Baw Baw Shire has been classified as a Category 2 Council.
The current allowances are as follows:
Council adopted the Councillor Expenses and Entitlement Policy on 13 July 2016, which applies to all expenses and entitlements for Councillors and Audit Committee members from 13 July 2016.
The Policy requires that Councillor and Audit Committee member expenses are published on the Council website. Details of expenses for this current financial year are tabled below.
For more information about the expense categories and allowances, download the Policy from A-Z Policies and Documents online, email the Governance team or call 5624 2411 to request a hard copy of the Policy.