Glen Eira City Council gains its role, powers and functions primarily from the Local Government Act 1989 which sets out a charter prescribing the purpose of councils in Victoria. Under the Act, the main objective of councils is to endeavour to achieve the best outcomes for the local community having regard to the long-term and cumulative effects of decisions.
In seeking to achieve this objective, councils must take into account the following aims to:
Glen Eira City Council is responsible for these functions and also to set the strategic direction for the municipality, establish and guide policies, set service delivery standards and to monitor performance of the organisation.
Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads
PO Box 42 Caulfield South 3162
Telephone 03 9524 3333
TTY 03 9524 3496
Facsimile 03 9523 0339