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Welcome to the Glenelg Shire Council

Mayor & Councillors 2016 - 2020

The Glenelg Shire Council was established by an Order-in-Council under the Local Government Act 1989, published in the Victorian Government Gazette S63 on 23 September 1994. Three councils were amalgamated, the City of Portland and the Shires of Glenelg and Heywood, to form the new Glenelg Shire.

Electoral Structure of Glenelg Shire Council:
By order in Council made under Section 220Q(j) and (n) of the Local Government Act 1989, Glenelg Shire Council is re-constituted as an unsubdivided municipal district and the number of Councillors assigned to the Council is fixed at 7.

Cr Anita Rank - Mayor 2019/2020

Cr Rank can be contacted by mobile 0408 276 563 or email

Cr Robert Halliday

Cr Halliday can be contacted by mobile 0427 573 672 or email

Cr Chrissy Hawker - Deputy Mayor 2019/2020

Cr Hawker can be contacted by mobile 0428 618 760 or email

Cr Alistair McDonald

Cr McDonald can be contacted by mobile 0428 033 654 or email

Cr Karen Stephens

Cr Stephens can be contacted by mobile 0488 900 645 or email

Cr Geoff White

Cr White can be contacted by phone 03 5523 1685 (home) or mobile 0419 320 954 or email

Cr Gilbert Wilson

Cr Wilson can be contacted by phone 0488 900 634 or email


Your councillors represent you. You can contact Councillors by phoning them, emailing, or writing to them at Glenelg Shire Council, PO Box 152, Portland Vic 3305 or by fax 03 5522 2290

For further enquiries relating to Councillors or to make an appointment with the Mayor or Councillors, please contact the Council Support Coordinator Kylie Walford on 03 5522 2294 or email

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