John Tanner AM

Chair Administrator


Mr John Tanner AM was one of two commissioners who conducted the Commission of Inquiry into Moira Shire Council and served as interim Administrator for 90 days from 9 March 2023. Mr Tanner brings significant local government experience and a strong knowledge of the issues facing Moira Shire Council. He is a former member of the Victorian government’s Ministerial Panel Local Government Rating System Review, a former Ararat Commissioner and a former Brimbank administrator.


Chair Administrator John Tanner AM serves as a representative on the following committees, boards and representative bodies:

  • Moira Shire Youth Council;
  • Moira Shire Council All Abilities Advisory Committee;
  • Murray River Group of Councils;
  • Goulburn Valley Regional Library Corporation Board;
  • Moira Shire Council CEO Employment and Remuneration Advisory Council;
  • Moira Shire Council Audit and Risk Committee (ex officio); and
  • Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV)