The Legislative Assembly (lower house of the Parliament of Victoria) is the house of responsible government and consists of 88 members elected for 4-year terms. Bayside City Council consists of the state electoral districts of:
The Legislative Council (upper house of the Parliament of Victoria) is the house of review and contains 40 members, elected from 8 multi-member electorates known as regions. Bayside City Council is within the Southern Metropolitan Region.
Bentleigh - Mr Nick Staikos MLA
Brighton - Mr James Newbury MP
Sandringham - Mr Brad Rowswell MP
Goldstein - Mr Tim Wilson MP