The Town of Cambridge Council comprises nine members elected by the community, a popularly elected mayor and eight councillors.
Council members are the Town's decision-makers, responsible for:
The Town of Cambridge has two wards, Coast and Wembley, each represented by four councillors and presided over by a popularly elected mayor.
Read Council Minutes & Agendas, view Council & Committee meeting dates and find out how ask a question or lodge a petition to Council.
Local government elections are held every two years on the third Saturday in October. Elected members are elected for a four year term, with half the Elected Members' terms concluding at each biennial election. The Mayor is elected by the community for a four year term.
The Council has a number of committees and working groups attended by elected members. Representatives and delegates from Cambridge are also involved in various external working groups and committees.
The Town will host an in-person extraordinary election on Saturday, 19 November 2022 to fill one Councillor vacancy in the Coast Ward.