On 12 March 2021, Minister for Local Government, The Hon. Shelley Hancock suspended Wingecarribee Shire Council and appointed an Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM for a period of three months.
The suspension period was extended for a further three months by the Minister on 27 May 2021.
On 1 September 2021, the NSW Government announced a Public Inquiry would be held into Wingecarribee Shire Council. On 14 July 2022, the Minister for Local Government, The Hon Wendy Tuckerman, announced that she had accepted the full recommendations from the Commissioners report.
Council Administrator Mr Viv May will remain at Wingecarribee Shire Council until the local government election in September 2024.