The City of Canning is a municipality consisting of a directly elected Mayor and ten Councillors.

Local Government elections 

The recent Local Government ordinary election was held on Saturday 19 October 2019.  

The newly elected Council is outlined below:

Mayor: Patrick Hall
Bannister Ward: Ben Kunze (plus an additional vacant seat)
Beeliar Ward: Lindsay Holland and Yaso Ponnuthurai
Beeloo Ward: Mark Bain and Sara Saberi
Mason Ward: Jesse Jacobs (Deputy Mayor) and Graham Barry
Nicholson Ward: Craig Sweeney and Tim Porter

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