Local councils

There are 79 local councils in Victoria.

Voters elect councillors to represent them in the local council for their area.

Councillors make decisions about local issues, such as:

  • rubbish collection
  • parks and sporting grounds
  • libraries
  • building permits.  

Browse local council profiles

Select your council from the links below.

If you don't know what council you are in, see Which boundaries cover where I live?

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Alpine Shire Council
Ararat Rural City Council

B

Ballarat City Council
Banyule City Council
Bass Coast Shire Council
Baw Baw Shire Council
Bayside City Council
Benalla Rural City Council
Boroondara City Council
Borough of Queenscliffe Council
Brimbank City Council
Buloke Shire Council
Greater Bendigo City Council

C

Campaspe Shire Council
Cardinia Shire Council
Casey City Council
Central Goldfields Shire Council
Colac Otway Shire Council
Corangamite Shire Council

D

Darebin City Council
Greater Dandenong City Council

E

East Gippsland Shire Council

F

Frankston City Council

G

Gannawarra Shire Council
Glen Eira City Council
Glenelg Shire Council
Golden Plains Shire Council
Greater Bendigo City Council
Greater Dandenong City Council
Greater Geelong City Council
Greater Shepparton City Council

H

Hepburn Shire Council
Hindmarsh Shire Council
Hobsons Bay City Council
Horsham Rural City Council
Hume City Council

I

Indigo Shire Council

K

Kingston City Council
Knox City Council

L

Latrobe City Council
Loddon Shire Council

M

Macedon Ranges Shire Council
Manningham City Council
Mansfield Shire Council
Maribyrnong City Council
Maroondah City Council
Melbourne City Council
Melton City Council
Mildura Rural City Council
Mitchell Shire Council
Moira Shire Council
Monash City Council
Moonee Valley City Council
Moorabool Shire Council
Moreland City Council
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council
Mount Alexander Shire Council
Moyne Shire Council
Murrindindi Shire Council

N

Nillumbik Shire Council
Northern Grampians Shire Council

P

Port Phillip City Council
Pyrenees Shire Council

Q

Borough of Queenscliffe Council

S

Greater Shepparton City Council
South Gippsland Shire Council
Southern Grampians Shire Council
Stonnington City Council
Strathbogie Shire Council
Surf Coast Shire Council
Swan Hill Rural City Council

T

Towong Shire Council

W

Wangaratta Rural City Council
Warrnambool City Council
Wellington Shire Council
West Wimmera Shire Council
Whitehorse City Council
Whittlesea City Council
Wodonga City Council
Wyndham City Council

Y

Yarra City Council
Yarra Ranges Shire Council
Yarriambiack Shire Council