Bass Coast Shire Council profile

Bass Coast Shire Council is divided into three three-councillor wards. Bunurong Ward includes Wonthaggi, Inverloch and Cape Paterson. Island Ward includes Cowes, Ventnor, Rhyll and Smiths Beach. Western Port Ward includes Grantville, Kernot, Corinella, Coronet Bay, Bass, San Remo, Kilcunda, Dalyston, Surf Beach, Sunderland Bay, Newhaven and Cape Woolamai.

Features of the council

Bass Coast Shire Council covers 865.05 sqKm.

Bass Coast Shire Council is divided into three three-councillor wards. There is a total of nine councillors.

Current Councillors

Bunurong Ward (3 councillors)
LARKE, Les
TESSARI, Brett
BROWN, Julian

Island Ward (3 councillors)
ROTHFIELD, Pamela
FULLARTON, Stephen
WHELAN, Michael

Western Port Ward (3 councillors)
LE SERVE, Clare
KENT, Bruce
ELLIS, Geoff

This structure came into effect at the 2016 local council elections following a representation review in 2015. For more information about the review, visit the Bass Coast Shire Council representation reviews page.

You can find out more about the Bass Coast Shire Council by visiting its website: www.basscoast.vic.gov.au (external link).