The Fire Danger Period is now in force in Glenelg Shire, from Monday 20 November 2023.During the period Council will only issue permits to burn where approval has been granted from the Country Fire Authority.For more information visit:
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 23rd September 1994. Three councils were amalgamated, the City of Portland and the Shires of Glenelg and Heywood, to form the new Glenelg Shire.
The Order-in-Council appointed three commissioners, Digby Crozier (Chairperson), Holford (Tiger) Wettenhall and Jeffrey Baulch, to administer the Council until the first elections in March 1996.
Shire of Heywood amalgamated with City of Portland and Shire of Glenelg to become Glenelg Shire on 24 September 1994