Bass Coast has nine councillors, elected for a four year term.
provides leadership for the community
represent the interests of our area to other communities and to State and Federal Governments
sets the direction for the future of the Shire (Council Plan)
plans for and provides services and facilities, such as roads, community buildings, parks and reserves
develops policies and guidelines to make sure the Council Plan can be achieved
The elected Councillors hire a Chief Executive Officer, who is responsible for the day to day running of the organisation. Bass Coast Shire Council is the largest employer in the Shire and currently employs over 400 staff, either on a full time, part time, temporary or casual basis.
Copies of the Annual Report, newsletters, budgets and current policies are all available on this website.
More information about our Long Term Financial Plan and Rate Capping.
Find out about the citizenship ceremonies we conduct at various times throughout the year