• Council elections are held every 4 years.
  • The first popularly elected Mayor took office in 2012.
  • The Deputy Mayor is elected by the members of the Council for a period of 12 months.
  • The next election was scheduled for September 2016, however has been deferred subject to the decision of the courts regarding Mosman’s merger proposal with North Sydney and Willoughby City Councils. Visit the Local Government Reform – What’s happening? page for further information.

For the latest information on NSW Local Council Elections visit www.votensw.info.

Election results

2012 Election and Poll of Electors

2012 Election Results

A Poll of Electors was held in conjunction with the election of Councillors on 8 September with the following result:

Do you favour the amalgamation of Mosman Council with any other Council(s) to create a larger Local Government Authority?

YES – 2711 (18.69%)
NO – 11796 (81.31%)