Cr Anthony Jackson was elected Deputy Mayor.
Both the Mayor and Deputy Mayor were elected following a tied ballot.
Cr Gorey said he was looking forward to taking on the role as Mayor for Wakool Shire Council for the next 12 months.
“I would also like to acknowledge Andrew Douglas who served as Mayor of our Shire for the past two years. He has done an outstanding job.
“I’d also like to congratulate the Deputy Mayor Cr Anthony Jackson and I look forward to working with Councillors and staff over the next year,” Cr Gorey added.