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About Council

Meet our Mayor and Councillors

Mitchell Shire Council is represented by 9 Councillors. Each of the shire’s three wards — North, Central and South — are represented by three Councillors.

A Mayor and Deputy Mayor are elected by Councillors each year, usually at the end of November.

Councillors take part in the decision making of the Council, represent the local community in that decision making and contribute to the strategic direction of the Council through the development and review of key strategic documents.

To do this they must:

  • consider the interests and needs of the local community
  • observe principles of good governance and act with integrity
  • provide civic leadership
  • serve as representatives to Committees and organisations (see list of appointments below)
  • participate in the responsible allocation of the resources of Council through the annual budget, and
  • facilitate effective communication between the Council and the community.

Electoral Structure of Mitchell Shire Council

Mitchell Shire Council is subdivided into 3 wards, with each of these represented by 3 elected Councillors. Download a detailed map of the electoral structure of Mitchell Shire Council, showing ward boundaries, below.

North Ward

Central Ward

South Ward

Contacting a Councillor

  • email all Councillors councillors@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au
  • post a letter to the Mayor at 113 High Street, Broadford VIC 3658
  • contact any individual Councillor directly — email and mobile numbers listed above.

This page was last updated on 26 November 2020.

Mitchell 2050 Community Vision

Share your views and help create a new vision to take the Mitchell community to 2050. Your input will help shape a new vision as well as our next Council Plan and Health and Wellbeing Plan.

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Updates and competition

We have some more questions on our consultation portal. If you would like to take part and go into the draw for a hamper of local goodies valued at $250, please visit our Mitchell 2050 website where you can also sign up for updates on this project.