Your Councillors

Learn more about your representatives below.

Matthew Kirwan

Matthew Kirwan

Greater Dandenong City, Redgum Ward

I'm passionate about improving community development initiatives, increasing civic participation, retaining our regions unique liveability by increasing open spaces, and preserving local history.


Josh Fergeus

Monash City Council, Oakleigh Ward

I’m a Mount Waverley local, born and raised, and I love the diversity and vibrancy of my community. I care about making Monash as fair and inclusive as it can be and will stand for open and transparent local government.


Amanda Stone

Yarra City Council, Langridge Ward

I'm an Abbotsford local and I love living in such a diverse and vibrant community. I care about making Yarra as fair and inclusive as it can be and stand for open and transparent local government.


Belinda Coates

Ballarat City Council, Central Ward

I have served on the City of Ballarat Council since 2012. I care about creating a more environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive Ballarat.


Tim Baxter

Port Phillip City Council, Canal Ward

I'm a Balaclava local with a young family, dedicated to planning ahead for our community’s future. I care about promoting sustainable development, equal marriage, welcoming refugees and strong action on climate change.


Jonathon Marsden

Hobsons Bay Council, Strand Ward

I’m a Williamstown local and I believe in transparent and accountable local government. I care about improving the provision of public services and will stand to ensure that Hobsons Bay is as peaceful and dynamic as it can be.


Rohan Leppart

Rohan Leppert

City of Melbourne

I have loved representing and working with City of Melbourne communities since my election to Council in 2012. My work on Council focuses on building the strength of our communities, and their access to democratic decision-making processes during this time of unprecedented growth. I am keen to ensure that Council's decisions are always grounded in social justice and environmental sustainability.


Katherine Copsey

Port Phillip Council, Lake Ward

I’m a local and I’m passionate about community engagement, a safe environment and a thriving local economy.


Peter Castaldo

Peter Castaldo

Banyule City Council, Griffin Ward

As a Banyule local, I stand for a clean and healthy environment and improved investment in essential public infrastructure.


Misha Coleman

Misha Coleman

Yarra City Council, Nicholls Ward

I'm the Founder and Director of a not-for-profit based in Fitzroy which supports refugees and people seeking asylum and I manage a small business that provides services to charities, also based in Fitzroy.


Simon Crawford

Maribyrnong Council, Yarraville Ward

Having lived in Maribyrnong City for six years, I love raising my family in such a beautiful community. I care about making Maribyrnong as fair and inclusive as it can be and will stand for open and transparent local government.


Jennifer Alden

Jennifer Alden

Greater Bendigo, Lockwood Ward

As your elected representative I will be your community voice. Having lived in Lockwood ward for over 20 years I am keen to listen to local communities, support local initiatives and speak up for those who have been forgotten.


Michael Schilling Greens candidate for Cardinia Central Ward

Michael Schilling

Cardinia Shire Council, Central Ward

Michael is a passionate local, who cares about the community he lives in. As an Emergency Nurse specialising in Paediatrics and having worked within the Cardinia Shire Council providing support to young people with a disability, Michael has a solid understanding of the support needs of families.


Samantha Ratnam

Moreland City Council, South Ward

I’m a Brunswick local and I love working closely with my community. I care about making Moreland an even better place to live that cares for people and the environment. I will stand for open and transparent local government.


Mike McEvoy

Yarra City Council, Nicholls Ward

I’m a Fitzroy North local, committed to helping facilitate community action to address climate change. I care about creating open and fair leadership and stand for creating a more inclusive government in Nicholls Ward.


Jenny O'Connor Greens candidate for Indi

Jenny O'Connor

Shire of Indigo

Jenny works as a health professional in the primary health sector. A sixth generation Northeast Victorian and former small business owner, Jenny is well placed to comment on policy areas that impact on the well-being of rural people.


Ogy Simic

Port Phillip City Council, Gateway Ward

I’m a Port Phillip local and am proud to be part of this vibrant and caring community. I’m passionate about making Port Phillip fair and inclusive for everyone and I will stand up for open and transparent local government.


Clare Davey

Glen Eira Council, Rosstown Ward

A Glen Huntly local, I am passionate about local issues and ensuring that the communities of Glen Eira flourish. I will stand for people, the environment and for decisions that have a positive impact on the lives of Glen Eira residents.


Bronwen Machin

Mount Alexander Shire, Castlemaine Ward

I've lived locally for more than a decade and have served on Castlemaine Council on two separate occasions. I care about our community and will continue working with locals for better environmental and socially just outcomes.


Cathy Oke

Cathy Oke

City of Melbourne

I'm a Kensington local and I love living in such a diverse and vibrant community. I care about making Melbourne as fair and inclusive as it can be and will stand for open and transparent local government.


Stephen Hart

Colac Otway Shire

A Lavers Hill local, I am committed to to helping the disadvantaged and refugees in our community. I will stand to continue improving Council's sustainability, both in terms of the environment and financially.


Dale Martin

Moreland City Council, North-West Ward

I'm a local, passionate about our progressive and culturally diverse community. I care about promoting sustainable development and new clean energy initiatives to keep Moreland liveable.


Trent McCarthy

Darebin City Council, Rucker Ward

I love being part of such a vibrant, diverse and progressive community. I want to make Darebin as inclusive and sustainable as it can be and will continue to stand up for open and transparent local government.


Kim Le Cerf

Kim Le Cerf

Darebin Council, Rucker Ward

I’m a Thornbury local and enjoy being able to raise my young family in this vibrant and caring community. I stand to protect the liveability of Darebin and fight for much needed reforms to our planning system.


Susanne Newton

Darebin City Council, La Trobe Ward

As a former Darebin librarian, I know and love our community. I want to contribute to a Council where the community is heard and represented; development is for people, not developers; and make Darebin livable and sustainable for all residents now and into the future


Steph Amir

Darebin Council, Cazaly Ward

I'm a Preston local living with my partner and proud of my multicultural heritage. I care about making Darebin as fair and inclusive as it can be and will stand for open and transparent local government.


Mark Riley

Moreland City Council, South Ward

I'm a Brunswick local and I love being active and collaborating with people here in Moreland. I care about listening to constituents concerns and suggestions to create positive outcomes for the local community and the whole of Moreland.


Natalie Abboud

Councillor for Moreland City Council, North-East Ward

I’m a Coburg North local, living with my husband and young kids in the northern suburbs, where I was born and raised. I enjoy the livability of our community and will stand for prosperous small business - the backbone of our economy.


James Searle

James Searle

Yarra City Council, Melba Ward

I'm a Richmond local and I love living in such a diverse and vibrant community. I care about making the City of Yarra as fair and inclusive as it can be and stand for open and transparent local government.