Councillor Johanna Skelton

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Ward: Lyster

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Yarra Ranges Shire Council
P.O. Box 105
Anderson Street
VIC 3140


Mobile:  0437 938 075

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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 14/11/2020 -

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Lyster Ward includes: Belgrave, Belgrave Heights, Belgrave South, Emerald (part), Kallista, Lysterfield (most), Menzies Creek (most), Monbulk (part), Narre Warren East, Selby, Sherbrooke, Tecoma, The Patch, and Upwey (part).


Johanna lives in Belgrave, is a parent of two young kids and works part time in a public library.


Johanna grew up on Yuin Country on the Far South Coast of NSW. Johanna has lived in Belgrave for about 10 years and appreciates the opportunity to represent Yarra Ranges residents and ratepayers to consider the short- and long-term management of the region.


Johanna has a Bachelor of Arts in Community Development and Writing and remains passionate about community led initiatives and creative arts.


Leading up to her recent election, Johanna campaigned with the theme 'Local Matters' which remains her focus. Opportunities she is very keen to work toward include:


·         Improved connection for community members with Council and each other;

·         Environmental goals such as climate change action, cat and deer control and waterway protection; and

·         Local focus on consumption and production.


Johanna provides a voice for younger people, primary carers, and women, and welcomes information and ideas from all community members.


First Elected: 2020


View the 2020 election results for Lyster Ward