Mayor and Councillors

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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  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

2022 Mayoral election

At its statutory meeting held on Wednesday 17 November 2021, Council elected Cr Michael Leaney as Mayor and Cr Annemarie McCabe as Deputy Mayor for the 2022 term. Read about the election here.