The current Council was elected in November, 2008.

Current Council

Interim Administrator

Mark Davies was appointed Interim Administrator on Friday 25 August, 2017.

A Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of experience in both the private and public sectors, Mark’s Local Government experience includes CEO of Surf Coast Shire Council and Chief Financial Officer of the City of Darebin. He has also served as a commissioner on the Commission of Inquiry into Aararat Rural City Council.


Council's Election Period Policy 2016 can be viewed here.

Election Campaign Donation Returns

An election campaign donation return is a record of significant gifts received by election candidates for use in the election campaigns.  These returns ensure public transparency about the level of financial and in-kind support give to candidates by individuals and organisations during elections. Below is a summary of campaign donation returns received from candidates in the Central Goldfields Shire Council Elections 2016 and the Flynn Ward By Election 2013, which includes the name of the candidate, the name of each person, if any, who made a gift to the candidate and the total value of the gift received from that person.


 2016 Election Campaign Donation Returns (5kb)

2013 Flynn Ward By Election Campaign Donation Returns (5kb)


Copies of completed returns are available for inspection during business hours at the Shire Office 12-22 Nolan Street Maryborough.


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