Port Macquarie-Hastings Council and its Councillors are committed to meeting the needs of the community and being the best regional Council in New South Wales.
Council's nine Councillors are elected for a four year term and are lead by the Port Macquarie-Hastings Mayor Peter Besseling, who was popularly elected by the community. In September 2013, The Port Macquarie-Hastings Deputy Mayor Adam Roberts was elected by the Councillors and is serving a one year term.
The NSW Electoral Commission officially declared the nine Councillors that make up Port Macquarie-Hastings Council following the 2012 elections.
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