Municipal elections were held on 24 October 2020 by the Victorian Electoral Commission, who conducted the elections on behalf of Monash Council. A new Council was sworn in on Tuesday 10 November 2020.
Monash is represented by 11 Councillors who are elected by the community. Each of the councillors represents a ward, or geographic area, within Monash. Two councillors represent Glen Waverley ward while there are three councillors in each of the three other wards: Mount Waverley, Mulgrave and Oakleigh.
Council Meeting 14 November 2022: Mulgrave Ward Councillor Tina Samardzija has been elected Monash’s Mayor for the next 12 months. Glen Waverley Ward Councillor Nicky Luo has been elected Deputy Mayor
Read more: New Monash Mayor with a focus on continuing rebound and recovery
Contacting Your Councillors
PRINT version: Monash Councillors 2022 - contact details(PDF, 522KB)
If you are not sure which ward you live in, please visit this section of Council's website - See What's Around Me - enter your address and then scroll down past the map to see your Councillors. Alternatively, view this map to see which ward you are in - Ward Map.
Councillor Code of Conduct
In February 2021, Council adopted an updated Code of Conduct for Councillors. The Code:
- sets out the standards of conduct expected of elected representatives
- endeavours to foster good working relations between Councillors to enable Councillors to work constructively together in the best interests of the local community
- specifically seeks to lift the standard of behaviour of Councillors during Council meetings, Council briefing meetings and any other Council related meetings which Councillors participate in from time to time
- mandates Councillor conduct designed to build public confidence in the integrity of local government
Code of Conduct for Councillors(PDF, 327KB)
Enquiries: Governance team on 9518 3509.
Councillor Gift Policy
This policy provides guidance to Councillors relating to the acceptance or otherwise of a gift offered to them.
In March 2021, Council adopted Councillor Gift Policy(PDF, 182KB)