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Mayor Gillian Aldridge OAM

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Postal Address

Positions Held Summary:

2008 – Current: Mayor, City of Salisbury
2001 – 2008: Deputy Mayor, City of Salisbury
1988 – 2008: Elected Member, Para Ward

Council Appointed Memberships: 

Committee and Board Memberships (External):

  • Local Government Association (Deputy Voting Delegate)
  • Local Government Association Board (Member)

Current Council Committee Membership:

Standing Committees

  • Budget and Finance Committee
  • CEO Review Committee (Chairman)
  • Resources and Governance Committee (ex-officio)
  • Policy and Planning Committee
  • Sport, Recreation and Grants Committee (ex-officio)
  • Works and Services Committee (ex-officio)

Internal Committees/Sub Committees

  • Reconcilitation Action Plan Working Group (ex-officio)
  • Salisbury Secret Garden Strategic Advisory Board (ex-officio)
  • Innovation and Business Development Sub Committee (ex-officio)
  • Strategic and International Partnerships Sub Committee (ex-officio)
  • Strategic Property Development Sub Committee (ex-officio)
  • Tourism and Visitor Sub Committee (ex-officio)
  • Public Art Panel (ex-officio)

Personal Statement:

Gillian Aldridge OAM is the current Mayor of the City of Salisbury with thirty years of service to the community. This makes her uniquely knowledgeable about the need of residents and how to get things done. The City is now a vibrant hub with world-class water recycling initiatives and inclusive Indigenous and multicultural programs. Gillian is committed to ensuring that the strong, diverse community she has led for the past decade thrives. Gillian will continue to focus on growing the economy, creating jobs, and ensuring local workers are well skilled. She will ensure the City is a place people are proud to call home. A place where they feel safe and welcome, with contemporary facilities built on well-lit upgraded footpaths and roads. Gillian is inspired by the resilience of the City's residents, she's a local you know and trust to work for and with you.