Councillors

Councillors

Leading our City

The City of Sydney is represented by a Lord Mayor and 9 Councillors who are elected for a 4-year term. The Deputy Lord Mayor is elected by the Councillors each year. All Councillors represent the entire local area as the City is not divided into wards.


Lord Mayor Clover Moore

Lord Mayor Clover Moore

Clover Moore is the longest serving Lord Mayor of Sydney, currently in her fourth term. She is the first popularly elected woman to lead the City of Sydney and previously served in the NSW Parliament and on the City and South Sydney councils.

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Deputy Lord Mayor – Councillor Jess Miller

Deputy Lord Mayor – Councillor Jess Miller

Deputy Lord Mayor Councillor Jess Miller was first elected to Council in 2016, and is one of the youngest people to hold elected office at the City of Sydney. Jess is currently Deputy Chair of the Environment Committee and the Cycling Advisory Committee and a member of the Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils.

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Councillor Craig Chung

Councillor Craig Chung

Craig Chung was elected to the City of Sydney Council in September 2016. Prior to this Craig served 4 years as a councillor on the City of Ryde Council.

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Councillor Christine Forster

Councillor Christine Forster

Councillor Christine Forster was elected to the City of Sydney Council in September 2012, and re-elected in 2016.

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Councillor Robert Kok

Councillor Robert Kok

Councillor Robert Kok is a practising lawyer and the Deputy Chair of the Corporate, Finance, Properties and Tenders Committee and the Major Development Assessment Sub-Committee. Robert was first elected to Council in 2008 and served as Deputy Lord Mayor for 2011/12. He was re-elected to Council in 2012 and 2016.

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Councillor Professor Kerryn Phelps AM

Councillor Professor Kerryn Phelps AM

Professor Kerryn Phelps AM was first elected to Council in September 2016. Kerryn is an Australian medical practitioner, public health and civil rights advocate, medical educator, wife to Jackie and mother of three.

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Councillor Linda Scott

Councillor Linda Scott

Linda was first elected to the City of Sydney Council in 2012. She is currently the Deputy Chair of the City of Sydney Council’s Healthy Communities Sub-Committee, alternative Chair of the Local Pedestrian, Cycling and Traffic Calming Committee, and an alternate delegate to the Central Sydney Planning Committee.

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Councillor Jess Scully

Councillor Jess Scully

Jess Scully is a creative industries expert, event director and public art curator, with over fifteen years experience in publishing, events, policy and cultural strategy. Through her projects, she uses creativity and the arts to engage communities in our knowledge economy, and with the public realm.

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Councillor Philip Thalis

Councillor Philip Thalis

Councillor Philip Thalis BSc (Arch) B Arch (Hons) - Syd Univ, CEAA Arch Urb - Paris-Belleville, is a Registered Architect ARAIA, with 30 years experience in the design of public space, urban design, multiple housing, infrastructure and heritage adaptation.

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Councillor Angela Vithoulkas

Councillor Angela Vithoulkas

Angela Vithoulkas is a second term independent Councillor at the City of Sydney. The Deputy Chair of the City of Sydney Economic Development and Business Sub-Committee, Angela represents all members of the local community and is actively involved with Sydney’s small business and start-up community.

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