Expenses and allowances

Here you can read about the support we give councillors to undertake their duties.

You can also find out about each councillor’s expenses.

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We provide councillors with resources and support. This is so they can serve, engage and act in the community’s best interests.

We may make available or pay for resources councillors need to carry out their role. Or we may reimburse claims for out-of-pocket expenses.

We have a policy that outlines the level of expense and resources support provided.

We publish details of councillor expenses on our website every 3 months. Councillor expenses for the 2021-22 year were:


Councillor Total
Cr Sue Bolton $1,064.46
Cr Annalivia Carli Hannan  $3,940.48
Cr James Conlan  $1,060.54
Cr Helen Davidson $3,794.48
Cr Milad El-Halabi JP* $670.07
Cr Angelica Panopoulos  $1,238.85
Cr Helen Pavlidis-Mihalakos  $3,659.10
Cr Adam Pulford  $911.64
Cr Mark Riley  $9,886.53
Cr Lambros Tapinos  $1,720.30
Cr Oscar Yildiz JP  $4,000.24
Cr Monica Harte $1,331.84

* Councillor resigned in February 2022 

You can download the Full expenses information (PDF 245KB) to see the expenses information across 7 categories.


Our mayor and councillors receive an allowance while performing their duties.

These allowances are specified by the Victorian Independent Remuneration Tribunal. This happens under the Local Government Act 2020.

The allowances paid to our mayor and councillors are:

Role Allowance
Mayor  $119,316
Councillors  $35,972
Deputy Mayor $59,658

These allowances include any Superannuation Guarantee Contributions that are payable, relating to a councillor's service in that office. 

You can find more about mayor and councillor expenses and our policy on the councillor conduct page of our website.



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