Latest news

Stay informed with the latest news and important announcements from within Glen Eira City Council and around the municipality.

For all media enquiries, email us at MediaEnquiries@gleneira.vic.gov.au

24 November 2022

Mayor and Deputy Mayor elected for 2022–23 Council year

At a Special Council Meeting on Wednesday 23 November, councillor Jim Magee was re-elected as Mayor and councillor Anne-Marie Cade elected as Deputy Mayor.

23 November 2022

Inkerman Road safe cycling corridor project

Glen Eira City Council resolved to abandon a safe cycling corridor project along Inkerman Road at its meeting on 22 November 2022.

21 November 2022

Council welcomes “game-changing” $30m Liberal commitment to unlock public open space at Caulfield Racecourse Reserve

Liberal Leader Matthew Guy, Glen Eira Mayor Cr Jim Magee, and Caulfield MP David Southwick

Glen Eira City Council has welcomed a $30 million Liberal election commitment to deliver stage one of the Caulfield Racecourse Reserve Land Management Plan.

08 November 2022

Planning for the Future – Glen Eira’s Housing Strategy adopted by Council

Glen Eira Housing Strategy

Glen Eira City Council endorsed the Glen Eira Housing Strategy 2022 on Wednesday 2 November 2022.

07 November 2022

Council secures $10 million Liberal funding to support Carnegie pool redevelopment

Glen Eira City Council has secured a $10 million funding commitment from the Victorian Liberal Party to support the redevelopment of the much-loved Carnegie Memorial Swimming Pool.

28 October 2022

Bentleigh East residents score new outdoor fitness facility

Residents of Bentleigh East will soon have access to improved fitness facilities at Bailey Reserve.

21 October 2022

Service Centre delays

We recently sent SMS reminders to those with pet registrations that remain unpaid. Due to the volume of calls related to this, the Service Centre is experiencing serious delays/wait times.

20 October 2022

Animal registration reminders

cat and dog

Animal registrations were due in May, this year. We are sending SMS reminders to those with pet registrations that remain unpaid.

19 October 2022

Inner south councils join forces to call for reform

Bayside Mayor Cr Alex del Porto, Glen Eira Mayor Cr Jim Magee, Kingston Mayor Cr Steve Staikos and Mayor of Boroondara, Cr Jane Addis

A coalition of Melbourne’s metropolitan councils has joined forces to advocate for meaningful policy reforms ahead of the November state election.

18 October 2022

Council advocacy campaign secures open space improvements

Ryan Fishlock, Ross Henderson, Nick Staikos MP and Mayor Cr Jim Magee

A grassroots community advocacy campaign, spearheaded by Glen Eira City Council, has secured a multi-million-dollar Labor Party funding commitment to improve open space.

11 October 2022

Next Council Meeting on Wednesday 12 October 2022

Glen Eira Town Hall

Our next Council Meeting will be held in the Council Chambers and the community is welcome to attend, from 7.30pm, Wednesday 12 October 2022. 

06 October 2022

Glen Eira tells politicians what will get their vote

Cr David Zyngier, Cr Tony Athanasopoulos, Cr Simone Zmood, Cr Sam Parasol, Cr Jim Magee (Mayor)

Climate action and open space are shaping up as key issues in battleground seats in Melbourne’s inner south, ahead of next month’s state election.