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Victorian Councillor Service Awards

We recognise the contribution of all councillors and continue the tradition of conferring awards for long serving councillors.

The Victorian Councillor Service Awards comprise two awards:

  • Long service is recognised at 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 years' service. ​
  • The award of Mayor Emeritus recognises councillors who have served three or more full terms as mayor. A full term is considered 12 months.
  • All terms of service that concluded in November 2017 were eligible.

2017 Councillor Service and Mayor Emeritus Awards

Congratulations to the latest recipients of our Victorian Councillor Service Awards.

​Mayor Emeritus Awards ​
Cr Sam Aziz Surf Coast Shire Council
Cr Henry Barlow Wyndham City Council
Cr Ken Clarke Wangaratta Rural City Council
Cr Bev Colomb Mornington Peninsula Shire Council
Cr Alex Del Porto Bayside City Council
Cr Geoff Gough Manningham City Council
Cr Tom Melican Banyule City Council
Cr Jim Memeti Greater Dandenong City Council
Cr Andrea Surace Moonee Valley City Council
Cr David Wortmann Towong Shire Council

 

25 Years' Service Awards​ ​
​Cr Ben Buckley East Gippsland Shire Council
Cr Robert Halliday Glenelg Shire Council

 

20 Years' Service Awards​ ​
Cr Youhorn Chea ​Greater Dandenong City Council
Cr Catherine Cumming Maribyrnong City Council
Cr Alex Del Porto Bayside City Council
Cr John Gibbons Wyndham City Council
Cr Geoff Gough Manningham City Council
Cr James Long Bayside City Council
Cr Geoff White Glenelg City Council

 

15 Years' Service Awards​ ​
Cr Jim Doukas Moyne Shire Council
Cr Mark Eckel Mildura Rural City Council
Cr Ruth Gstrein Corangamite Shire Council
Cr Katrina Rainsford Southern Grampians Shire Council
Cr Karen Stephens Glenelg Shire Council

 

10 Years' Service Awards​ ​
Cr Henry Barlow Wyndham City Council
Cr Harvey Benton Wangaratta Rural City Council
Cr Ken Clarke Wangaratta Rural City Council
Cr Bob Cornish Mitchell Shire Council
Cr Judy Hindle Stonnington City Council
Cr Ben Stennett Whitehorse City Council

 

See award recipients from previous years.

Further information

For further information contact Julie Saylor-Briggs on 03 9667 5549 or at jsaylor-briggs@mav.asn.au.