Council elections

Council elections are held every 4 years to elect councillors to represent the community: 1 councillor for each of our 7 wards.

2016 election

The Banyule City Council election was held on Saturday 22 October 2016.

The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) officially declared the election results on Wednesday 2 November.

The successful candidates were (by ward):

  • Bakewell: Mark Di Pasquale
  • Beale: Wayne Phillips
  • Griffin: Peter Castaldo
  • Grimshaw: Rick Garotti
  • Hawdon: Alison Champion
  • Ibbott: Tom Melican
  • Olympia: Craig Langdon

Meet our councillors

All councillors were sworn in on Monday 7 November 2016.

Election report and policy

The VEC returning officer prepares a report on how the election was run and gives it to our CEO within 3 months of election day. Read the Local Government Election 2016: Banyule Election Report(PDF, 4MB).

Our election period policy ensures general elections for Banyule City Council are conducted in a responsible, fair, equitable and transparent manner, and in accordance with statutory requirements and established “caretaker”. Review the Election period policy(PDF, 267KB)

Campaign donation register

All candidates of a council election must declare their election campaign donations to the CEO within 40 days of election day.

That information is sent to the Minister for Local Government as a written report within 14 days of the deadline.

Ward Candidate Gift ($) Donor

Bakewell

Mr Di Pasquale, Mark

-

-

Beale

Mr Phillips, Wayne

-

-

Beale

Ms Henderson, Kim

1731.00

Australian Greens Victoria

Beale

Mr Brain, Nicholas

-

 

Griffin

Mr Castaldo, Peter

3070.01

Australian Greens Victoria

Griffin

Mr Castaldo, Peter

841.48

Australian Greens Victoria: Banyule Branch

Griffin

Mr Robinson, Edward

-

 

Griffin

Ms Lim Bradish, Carole

-

 

Griffin

Mrs Mulholland, Jenny

5000.00

Wastemin Pty Ltd

Griffin

Mr Hill, Marcus

-

 

Grimshaw

Mr Garotti, Rick

-

 

Hawdon

Ms Champion, Alison

-

 

Hawdon

Ms Terpstra, Sonja

 

-

 

Hawdon

Ms Connors, Terri-Anne

250.00

Mr Steven Briffa

Hawdon

Mr Goodman, Matthew

2039.99

Australian Greens Victoria

Hawdon

Mr Goodman, Matthew

645.36

Australian Greens Victoria: Banyule Branch

Ibbott

Mr Melican, Thomas

-

 

Ibbott

Mr Tran, Taylor

-

 

Olympia

Mr Langdon, Craig

-

 

Olympia

Mr Farah, Omar

-

 

Olympia

Mr Senese, Brad

-

 

This is a full listing of campaign donations. You can review all election campaign donation returns at Council's Greensborough office, Level 3, 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough, during office hours until the entitlement date of the next election in 2020.

Contact us

To find out more about elections call 03 9490 4209.