The Mayor is elected for a one-year term by the Councillors. The Mayoral Election is usually held in November and is a Special Council Meeting.
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Cr Heather Cunsolo was elected Mayor on 9 November 2022. Cr Andrew Bond was elected Deputy Mayor.
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The City of Port Phillip was formed in 1994 and is an amalgamation of the former cities of Port Melbourne, South Melbourne and St Kilda. The first council election for the City of Port Phillip was held in March 1996.
|Former mayor||Term||Date appointed to mayoral position|
|Liana Thompson||1996/97||21 March 1996|
|Christine Häag||1997/98||21 March 1997|
|Dick Gross||1998/99||6 April 1998|
|Dick Gross||1999/00||24 March 1999|
|Julian Hill||2000/01||31 March 2000|
|Julian Hill||2001/02||30 March 2001|
|Darren Ray||2002/03||20 March 2002|
|Liz Johnstone||2003/04||17 March 2003|
|Dick Gross||2004||17 March 2004|
|Darren Ray||2004/05||2 December 2004|
|Janet Bolitho||2005/06||8 December 2005|
|Janet Bolitho||2006/07||7 December 2006|
|Janet Cribbes||2007/08||6 December 2007|
|Frank O'Connor||2008/09||8 December 2008|
|Frank O'Connor||2009/10||7 December 2009|
|Rachel Powning||2010/11||6 December 2010|
|Rachel Powning||2011/12||5 December 2011|
|Amanda Stevens||2012/13||7 November 2012|
|Amanda Stevens||2013/14||12 November 2013|
|Amanda Stevens||2014/15||11 November 2014|
|Bernadene Voss||2015/16||10 November 2015|
|Bernadene Voss||2016/17||10 November 2016|
|Bernadene Voss||2017/18||8 November 2017|
|Dick Gross||2018/19||28 November 2018|
|Bernadene Voss||2019/20||13 November 2019|
|Louise Crawford||2020/21||11 November 2020|
|Marcus Pearl||2021/22||17 November 2021|