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Mayor Gillian Aldridge

Elected Member Mayor Gillian Aldridge

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 of Directors (Immediate Past President)
  • Greater Adelaide Regional Organisation of Councils (Voting Member)

Current Council Committee Membership:

Standing Committees

  • CEO Review Committee (Chairperson)
  • Community Wellbeing and Sport Committee (ex-officio)
  • Finance and Corporate Services Committee
  • Governance and Compliance (ex-officio)
  • Innovation and Business Development Committee (ex-officio)
  • Policy and Planning Committee
  • Urban Services Committee (ex-officio)

Internal Committees/Sub Committees

  • Asset Management Sub Committee (ex-officio)
  • Intercultural Strategy and Partnerships Sub Committee (ex-officio)
  • Strategic Property Development Sub Committee (ex-officio)
  • Tree Management Appeals Sub Committee (ex-officio)
  • Youth Council Sub Committee (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.