These allowances are set by the State Government in two parts.
Councils are categorised within three levels based on a Council’s population and total revenue. Geelong is among the biggest Councils and consequently is in the highest level.
From 1 December 2018 the allowances are:
|Deputy Mayoral Allowance and Councillors Allowance:
An additional 9.5% of the allowance set out in Part A is added to reflect the equivalent of the superannuation guarantee contribution.
Allowances are paid monthly in arrears.