Cr Owen Sharkey - Mayor
Cr Owen Sharkey was elected to Golden Plains Shire Council in November 2016.
As the Mayor Cr Sharkey is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.
Cr Sharkey has been appointed by Council as its representative to the following:
- G21 Board of Directors
- Tourism Greater Geelong and the Bellarine Board
- Central Highlands Councils Victoria
- Peri Urban Group of Rural Councils
Cr Sharkey’s priorities are to improve the survey rating, reduce unnecessary spending, reduce borrowings and raise revenue by means other than increasing rates. Cr Sharkey lives with his family in Batesford, where he is strongly involved in the community, and works in Bannockburn. He wishes to be seen as an approachable councillor whose decisions benefit the whole of the Shire.
Current at December 2018