| 350,983 (2016) (4th)|
| 12 May 2016|
12 May 2016
The Canterbury-Bankstown Council is a local government area located in the south-western suburbs of Sydney, in New South Wales, Australia. The council was formed on 12 May 2016 from a merger of the City of Canterbury and the City of Bankstown, after a review of local government in New South Wales by the state government.
The Council comprises an area of 72 square kilometres (28 sq mi) and at the time of its establishment had an estimated population of 350,983.
The Administrator of Canterbury-Bankstown Council is Richard Colley, until elections for the Council are held on 9 September 2017.
Canterbury-Bankstown Council Wikipedia
Suburbs in the Canterbury-Bankstown Council area are:
The Canterbury-Bankstown Council is under the management of Administrator Richard Colley and Interim General Manager Matthew Stewart until elections are held on 9 September 2017. The Code of meeting practice for Bankstown City Council will be used as the provisional code for the new council. The first meeting of the council was held at Bankstown Council Chambers on 24 May 2016. Jim Montague PSM, Canterbury Council General Manager from 1983–2016, was initially proclaimed as a Deputy General Manager of the new council, but retired two weeks after the proclamation.
The Local Government Proclamation announced that the next council elections for the newly formed area would occur on or about 9 September 2017. That election will be for fifteen Councillors elected proportionally in three wards, with five councillors elected in each ward.
The names of the wards are as follows:Revesby Ward
Bass Hill Ward