Ballarat's new crop of councillors were officially sworn in last night for a four year term.
The ceremony saw all nine Councillors-elect take an Oath or Affirmation and make a declaration to abide by the City of Ballarat Councillor Code of Conduct.
Only two new faces will appear at council with independents Tracey Hargreaves and Peter Eddy both being newly elected.
The councillors are;
Central Ward: Belinda Coates, Mark Harris, Samantha McIntosh
North Ward: Amy Johnson, Peter Eddy, Daniel Moloney
South Ward: Des Hudson, Ben Taylor, Tracey Hargreaves