Cr Des Phelan

Position Mayor
Address PO Box 111
Bannockburn VIC 3331
Contact Details Phone: 03 52 207 111
Fax: 03 52 207 100
Mobile: 0428 141 111

Cr Des Phelan

Mobile:  0428 141 111



Elected:  November 2012

Golden Plains Shire previous term: 1996 to 1999

 At the Special Meeting of Council held on 2 November 2015 Cr Phelan was re-elected Mayor for the 2015-16 term.  He was previously elected Mayor for the 2014-15 term.

As the Mayor Cr Phelan is an ex-officio member of the following advisory committees: 

  • Audit and Risk Committee
  • Planning Committee

Cr Phelan is also a member of the following committees:

  • G21 Board of Directors
  • Grampians Central West Waste & Resource Recovery Group
  • Timber Towns Victoria
  • MAV Emergency Management Committee
  • MAV Rate Capping and Financial Assistance Grants Committee
  • MAV Environment Committee


 Cr Phelan has lived and worked in Golden Plains Shire all his life.  He currently resides in Springdallah in the centre of the Shire where he owns and operates a farm.


Cr Phelan first represented Golden Plains Shire as a Councillor between 1996 and 1999 and was the inaugural Mayor.  He has served a total of 23 years with Golden Plains Shire Council and former Grenville Shire Council, including five terms as Mayor.


He has had a strong association with organisations and communities within the shire.


Current at November 2015.

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