public notice
Review of Mayoral and Councillor Allowance
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

At its meeting held on Tuesday 1 June 2021, Council determined that it would continue to maintain an annual allowance for the Mayor and Councillors at the levels set by the Victorian Government and adopted by Council until such time as the Victorian Independent Remuneration Tribunal makes its first determination. These allowances are:

  • Councillors - $26,245; and
  • Mayor - $81,204.

In addition to this allowance, Councillors will receive an amount equivalent to the superannuation guarantee contribution (currently 9.5% and increasing to 10% on 1 July 2021).

Information about Councillors allowances is available on the Know Your Council website.

Council welcomes submission on this proposal.  There are two options available for submissions:

  1. Online: Complete a Your Wellington Your Say submission; or
  2. Hardcopy: Your submission should be addressed to Governance, Wellington Shire Council, 18 Desailly Street (PO BOX 506), Sale VIC 3850 and marked as REVIEW OF MAYORAL AND COUNCILLOR ALLOWANCES.

Any person proposing to make a written submission on the Review of Mayoral and Councillor Allowances must do so no later than 5:00pm on Tuesday 29 June 2021.

Anyone making a submission should indicate whether they wish to be heard in support of their written submission. Any person wishing to be heard in support of their submission is entitled to be heard by Council, or be represented by a person acting on their behalf, at the Council Meeting on Tuesday 6 July 2021 at 3:00pm in the Council Chamber at the Wellington Centre, 70 Foster Street, Sale.

Any person requiring further information concerning the Review of Mayoral and Councillor Allowances should contact Governance on 1300 366 244.

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