Cr David Bell



About Cr Bell

Ward: Torquay

First elected: 2012
: 2016
: 2017-18

Cr David Bell, his partner Traci and their two sons moved to the Surf Coast in 2002. David’s family have holidayed in Aireys Inlet and Fairhaven since 1962 and after a number of interstate moves decided to make Bellbrae their home. They run a small organic farm and David manages the Torquay Farmers Market.

David has been a member of many groups in the community, and has served as President of the Bellbrae School Council, a member of the planning committee for the Surf Coast Secondary College and member of the College’s first Council. David is also a Director of the Regional Waste and Resource Recovery Group.

David has a keen interest in planning and how the planning system must be used to preserve the biodiversity of the environment and important farming land.

2020 Committees

  • Bells Beach Committee
  • Barwon South West Waste and Resource Recovery Group
  • Torquay Community Impact Advisory Committee (CIAC) (Sub)
  • Rural and Peri-urban Advisory Committee (CoGG)
  • G21 Planning and Services Pillar
  • G21 Environment Pillar