Municipal elections were held on 24 October 2020 by the Victorian Electoral Commission, who conducted the elections on behalf of Monash Council.

A new Council was sworn in on Tuesday 10 November 2020.

Monash is represented by 11 Councillors who are elected by the community. Each of the Councillors represents a ward, or geographic area, within Monash.

2 Councillors represent Glen Waverley ward while there are 3 Councillors in each of the 3 other wards: Mount Waverley, Mulgrave and Oakleigh.

9 November 2021 - Oakleigh Ward Councillor Stuart James has been elected Monash’s Mayor for the next 12 months. Mulgrave Ward Councillor Tina Samardzija has been elected Deputy Mayor.

Read more: New mayor focuses on COVID recovery and sustainability in the year ahead

Contacting Your Councillors

Please find below a list of Councillors according to the wards they represent.

PRINT version: Monash Councillors - contact details (pdf, 523KB)

If you are not sure which ward you live in, please visit this section of Council's website - See What's Around Me - enter your address and then scroll down past the map to see your Councillors. Alternatively, view this map to see which ward you are in - Ward Map.

Glen Waverley ward

Mount Waverley ward

Mulgrave ward

Oakleigh ward

Councillor Code of Conduct

In February 2021, Council adopted an updated Code of Conduct for Councillors. The Code:

  • sets out the standards of conduct expected of elected representatives
  • endeavours to foster good working relations between Councillors to enable Councillors to work constructively together in the best interests of the local community
  • specifically seeks to lift the standard of behaviour of Councillors during Council meetings, Council briefing meetings and any other Council related meetings which Councillors participate in from time to time
  • mandates Councillor conduct designed to build public confidence in the integrity of local government

Code of Conduct for Councillors (pdf, 700KB)

Enquiries: Governance team on 9518 3509.

Councillor Gift Policy

This policy provides guidance to Councillors relating to the acceptance or otherwise of a gift offered to them.

In March 2021, Council adopted Councillor Gift Policy (pdf, 223KB)


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Last updated: 10 November 2021