The Kulin Shire Council exists to sustain, improve and develop the Kulin region through the provision and facilitation of infrastructure, services and opportunities in a manner which will instill community pride while giving a vibrant, socially and economically sustainable environment for businesses and families.


Council Meetings

Shire of Kulin Ordinary Council Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month commencing at 1.00pm unless varied by Council for a specific purpose (May and November commence at 3.00pm).  Council Meetings, by resolution, are not held during January of each year, unless a Special Meeting is arranged.

A 15 minute public question time is held at the beginning of each meeting where residents are welcome to ask questions, with or without notice, or raise an issue considered relevant to the operation of the Council. In some cases prior notification of a proposed question is considered prudent, particularly if the matter requires some research. Residents are also permitted to attend the whole Council meeting if desired, however are not permitted to speak (unless directed by the President) or take part in debate on any agenda item.

2019 Meeting Dates

January no meeting
February Wednesday 20 February 1.00pm
March Wednesday 20 March 1.00pm
April Wednesday 17 April 1.00pm
May Wednesday 15 May 3.00pm
June Wednesday 19 June 1.00pm
July Wednesday 17 July 1.00pm
August Wednesday 21 August 1.00pm
September Wednesday 18 September 1.00pm
October Wednesday 16 October 1.00pm
November Wednesday 20 November 3.00pm
December Wednesday 18 December 1.00pm

Electors Meeting: The Annual Electors Meeting is usually held in October each year following the ordinary Council Meeting. This meeting presents reports on the activities of the preceding 12 months, the annual statements and the Auditor's Report. Members of the public are encouraged to attend and are invited to ask Council questions.

Public Meetings: From time to time the Council will call a public meeting on an item of community interest. Wide advertising is given to such meetings.

Election 2019


At the Close of Nominations at 4pm on 12 September 2019, for the Local Government Election planned for 19 October 2019, I can advise that 5 nominations had been received.

As the number of nominations equalled the 5 Councillor positions vacant – the result of the election is a follows;

WARD                         CANDIDATE                            RESULT                        TERM EXPIRY

WEST WARD               Barry West                             Elected Unopposed                 2023

EAST WARD                 Lucia Varone                           Elected Unopposed                 2023

TOWN WARD              Roberta Bowey                       Elected Unopposed                 2023

TOWN WARD              Jarron Noble                           Elected Unopposed                 2023

CENTRAL WARD          Bradley Taylor                         Elected Unopposed                 2023

 I congratulate the candidates elect on their election.

Garrick Yandle

Returning Officer

12 September 2019

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