Baw Baw Shire is divided into three wards; including the West Ward, Central Ward, and East Ward. There are three Councillors elected in each ward, making a total of nine Councillors.
For information about the 2020 Council Elections, go to Council Elections
Councillors are elected to lead and represent the whole community. As your local elected representative, they advocate on behalf of residents and work to assist them. As members of Council, individual Councillors have responsibilities to other Councillors and the community.
Councillors responsibilities include approving the Council Plan and Council Budget. They have a responsibility, as stewards of community resources, to manage the Council's assets, provide a wide range of services and facilities, and ensure finances are allocated in the best interests of the whole community.
The Councillor Code of Conduct(PDF, 860KB) was reviewed and adopted at a Special Council Meeting on Wednesday 24 February 2021 in line with provisions outlined in the Local Government Act 2020.
2023/2024 Mayoral election
At its statutory meeting held on Wednesday 15 November 2023, Council elected Cr Annemarie McCabe as Mayor and Cr Tricia Jones as Deputy Mayor for the 2023/2024 term.
Baw Baw Shire Council Ward Map