About Mosman Council
New South Wales Local Government is administered and governed by Councils and is controlled and regulated by the Local Government Act 1993.
Mosman Municipal Council consists of two functional units. One is the elected Council comprising the Mayor and six Councillors, the other is the permanent staff of the Council, who work at the Council offices and other Council locations.
The elected Councillors set and control policy directions whilst the staff, headed by the General Manager, implement policy and legislative requirements. All strive together to anticipate and meet community needs and expectations.
- Mayor and Councillors, 2012-2016
The elected Council comprises the Mayor and six Councillors.
The Mosman Local Government Area is divided into three Wards, each represented by three Councillors.
- Election 2012
Saturday 8 September 2012 – Election of 6 Councillors plus popularly elected Mayor.
- Poll of Electors 2012
Do you favour the amalgamation of Mosman Council with any other Council(s) to create a larger Local Government Authority? Exercise your right to record your opinion at a Poll of Electors on 8 September 2012.
- Political Donations and Gifts
The General Manager is required to keep a public register of all current donations and expenditure declarations lodged by Councillors with the Election Funding Authority of NSW.
- Resources for Councillors
Information from the Department of Local Government and Mosman Council to assist Councillors undertake their roles and responsibilities effectively.
- General Manager and Directors
Mosman Council administration is organised into 3 departments: Corporate Services, Environment & Planning and Community Development.
Mosman Council is a member of SHOROC, the Shore Regional Organisation of Councils, alongside Manly, Warringah and Pittwater Councils.
- Brief history of Mosman Council
Mosman Council was established in 1893. Its official seal incorporates symbols of Mosman’s history. Its motto translates as in safe waters.