The Victorian Government has appointed Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor Councillor Despi O’Connor to the 2021 Local Government Mayoral Advisory Panel.
The panel is established by the Minister for Local Government to provide feedback on legislative, regulatory, strategic and policy concerns that impact the local government sector.
The panel is chaired by the Minister and comprises 15 mayors, chosen to represent a mix of metropolitan, interface, regional, small and large councils.
The members of the 2021 Local Government Mayoral Advisory Panel are:
Quotes attributed to Mayor Cr Despi O’Connor
“I’m delighted to be joining 14 other mayors representing municipalities from across the state.”
“This forum is a wonderful opportunity to discuss issues affecting the Peninsula with the Minister for Local Government and for me to represent the Mornington Peninsula Shire community.”
“I’m looking forward to many productive conversations with my mayoral colleagues over the next year.”