Councillor allowances

All councillors are entitled to an allowance while performing their duty.

Under section 39 of the Act, allowances are set by a Determination of the Victorian Independent Remuneration Tribunal.

On 7 March 2022, in accordance with section 23A of the Victorian Independent Remuneration Tribunal and Improving Parliamentary Standards Act 2019 (Vic) (VIRTIPS Act), the Tribunal made the Allowance payable to Mayors, Deputy Mayors and Councillors (Victoria) Determination No. 01/2022.

The Determination applies to all Mayors, Deputy Mayors and Councillors (Council members) in all Victorian Councils. The Tribunal determined the City of Greater Geelong as a Category 3 Council.

The annual Determination took affect from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024.

Councillor position Allowance $
Councillor $38,316
Deputy Mayor $63,480
Mayor $126,958




Page last updated: Monday, 14 August 2023

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