Cr Peter Beales

Tell us about your background? (Family, career, professional experiences)

I am a former Police Officer, proprietor of a general store and Disability Support Officer. Prior to moving to Ararat in 2014, I represented the Kinglake district on the Yea and Murrindindi Councils for eight terms. I served four terms as Mayor, including from 2009-2011 after the February 2009 fires. I have been involved in numerous community groups, and have continued this involvement since moving to Ararat. I represent Council on the Municipal Association of Victoria’s Human Services Committee and am a Council representative on a number of community committees.

What are your most enjoyable hobbies/interests?

What do you see as the biggest strengths within the municipality of the Ararat Rural City and what is your vision for the next four years?

Official Council appointments:

  • MAV Human Services Committee
  • MAV Emergency Management Committee
  • Municipal Emergency Management Planning Committee
  • Elmhurst Public Hall Committee of Management
  • Lake Bolac Complex Committee of Management
  • Lake Bolac Memorial Hall Committee of Management
  • Mininera Recreation Reserve Committee of Management
  • Tatyoon Hall and Recreation Reserve Committee of Management
  • Willaura Golf Club Committee of Management
  • Willaura Memorial Hall Committee of Management

Cr Beales can be contacted on:

Mobile: 0437 118 582