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Cr Deirdre Diamante has lived in Manningham for more than 40 years and recognises the importance of sustainable economic and environmental decision making that enhances the long term liveability of Manningham.
Cr Diamante believes in growing opportunities for local businesses and efficient spending of our rates on services and infrastructure that better connects the local community, suburbs and streets. She is an advocate for equal opportunity and diversity, for programs that support our elderly residents and for greater state and federal government funding support for Manningham’s charities.
Cr Diamante has three school-aged children, is a business owner, a school council representative, Board Director of the Manningham Bendigo Bank Community Branch and an active member of the Manningham Business Excellence Awards.
Committees and working groups
The upgrade of the pop-up park at Templestowe Village is finishing in August! We're launching an event to celebrate, and we'd love to see you there.
There'll be treats and entertainment provided. Come and find wombats, smell the herbs, and play giant Jenga.
This project was funded by the Department of Jobs, Regions and Precincts COVID Safe Outdoor Activation Fund.
Photo credit: Charlie Kinross Photography
Elections for Manningham occurs every 4 years. There are 9 wards, with a representative in each. ...
Council elections happen every 4 years on the fourth Saturday in October. Voting is by post.
The Local Government Act 2020 and the Local Government (Electoral) Regulations 2020, regulates conduct of council elections. The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) manages the process.
If you’ve got any questions about the electoral process, you can contact the election office on 8619 1140.
Manningham ward structure
Manningham has 9 wards with a councillor in each. The wards are:
Election period policy
The Local Government Act 2020 requires an Election Period Policy that gives councillors and officers guidance. The policy deals with the period leading up to, and during the election period.
For more information, you can view our policy.