Cr Louise Bannister
Councillor Bannister grew up on a farm near Seymour and has lived in Mitchell Shire for almost seven years with her partner Patrick and son Hamish. Cr Bannister enjoys sports, sewing, painting and exploring the outdoors.
Cr Bannister graduated from the University of Melbourne, majoring in Media and Communications and has a Master of Applied Linguistics.
Cr Bannister values research and evidence-based approaches. She is keen to work with the community to advocate for much needed infrastructure and services in Mitchell Shire.
During her term, Cr Bannister wants to maximise communication between Mitchell Shire Council and the community. She believes that working closely with the community will be the key to making Mitchell Shire the best place to live in Victoria.