Meet your Council

The Mayor is elected directly by the community and holds office for a four year term. The next Mayoral election will be in 2021.

The Town of Cottesloe is comprised of four Wards (North, East, South and Central) with two (2) Councillors in each. Each Councillor has a four year term and four Councillors will retire in any election year, which are held every two years. The next election is scheduled for October 2019

To view the current Elected Members, please click here.

Council and Agenda Forum Meetings

Minutes of Council meetings are available to the public at close of business on the Friday, the week of the Council meeting. To help members of the public participate, and enhance relationships with its community, the Council allows public questions to be asked and public statements to be made at Council meetings and briefing sessions (that are open to the public).

Current Committees

Elected as at 31 October 2017, listed here are the current Committees and Working Groups in operation at the Town of Cottesloe.

Electors Meeting

Every year the Town of Cottesloe's hold an Annual General Meeting for the public. The minutes of these meetings are available by clicking here.


The Town of Cottesloe provides its employee with generous conditions and benefits. To see the list of current vacancies click here.

Key Documents

The Town's Key Documents include their strategic documents, the budget and financial documents and annual reports. The Town's key Future Plan document as well as departmental strategic plans can all be found by clicking here.  

Policies and Local Laws

To view a list of the Town of Cottesloe's Local Laws and Policies or to view Local Laws that are available for community consultation and feedback, please click here. For further information please contact the Town's Governance Officer on 9285 5000.

Have a Say

Community consultation provides an opportunity for you to have your say on the issues affecting our community and our Town's future. Any projects that Council is looking to undertake and would like some feedback on are placed here. Why not contribute to the decision-making process? Have a read, have a say!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a question? For a list of frequently asked questions to the Town's Administrative staff, please click here. To notify us of a question you feel should be in this section, please email We appreciate your feedback.

Cottesloe Council News

On the second Saturday after each Council meeting (usually!) the Town of Cottesloe publishes a full page of news in the Cottesloe/Mosman Park edition of the Post newspaper.

Always a good read and an excellent source of information if you want to get a feel for the place!

Media Statements

To see the latest media statements released by the Town of Cottesloe please click here.