Surf Coast Shire Council

Surf Coast Shire Council has 4 wards with 9 councillors total:

  • one ward with one councillor
  • one ward with 4 councillors
  • 2 wards with 2 councillors each.

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Current elections

Local council elections will be held by post this October.

Find out more about my council election

Council information

  • Current councillors

    Anglesea Ward

    Libby Stapleton

    Mike Bodsworth

    Lorne Ward

    Gary G. Allen

    Torquay Ward

    Kate Gazzard

    Liz Pattison

    Rose Hodge

    Paul Barker

    Winchelsea Ward

    Heather Wellington

    Adrian Dwight Schonfelder

  • Electoral structure changes

    Surf Coast Shire Council will have a new electoral structure at the council elections this October.

    It will have 3 wards with 3 councillors in each ward:

    • Otway Range Ward (3 councillors)
    • Torquay Ward (3 councillors)
    • Winchelsea Ward (3 councillors).

    You will vote for councillors to represent your ward.

    You can look at the new electoral structure on our interactive map.

    Find out more about the changes.

  • Past results
  • Previous council reviews

    2023-24 electoral structure review

    An electoral representation advisory panel reviewed Surf Coast Shire Council's electoral structure in 2023-24.

    This review changed the electoral structure of this council. The changes will take effect at the October 2024 council election.

    Learn about this review.

    2020 subdivision review

    We reviewed the internal boundaries of Surf Coast Shire Council in April 2020.

    Read the report:

  • Download map

    New council map

    This map shows the electoral structure and internal ward boundaries that will apply at the council elections this October.

    Current council map

    This map shows the current electoral structure and internal ward boundaries. This electoral structure will expire at the council elections this October.

    To view KML files, you will need geographic information systems (GIS) software such as Google Earth.