The Local Government (Whittlesea City Council) Act 2020 received Royal Assent on Friday 20 March 2020.
The Act dismissed all Councillors from the City of Whittlesea effective Saturday 21 March 2020.
Ms Lydia Wilson was appointed Interim Administrator.
On Friday 19 June 2020, Victorian Premier The Hon Daniel Andrews announced the Panel of Administrators for the City of Whittlesea in his capacity as Acting Minister for Local Government.
Interim Administrator Lydia Wilson was appointed Chair and is joined by Ms Peita Duncan and The Hon. Bruce Billson.
On 3 March 2021, the Hon. Bruce Billson resigned from his position as Administrator with the City of Whittlesea.
Effective 12 May 2021, the Minister for Local Government appointed Mr Chris Eddy as the third Panel Member.
Ms Lydia Wilson, Ms Peita Duncan and Mr Chris Eddy will continue to undertake the duties of the Council of the City of Whittlesea until the October 2024 Local Government Election.