Gillian Aldridge OAM to lead City of Salisbury for fifth term
Gillian Aldridge OAM will serve the City of Salisbury for a fifth term after winning the 2022 City of Salisbury Local Government elections.
Mayor-Elect Aldridge won with 14,661 votes (12,665 first preference votes) in the mayoral election, with former councillor Graham Reynolds receiving 11,496 votes to finish second.
She will be joined on Council by seven first-time councillors and seven returning councillors.
Returning councillors include Chad Buchanan, Peter Jensen, Shiralee Reardon, David Hood, Kylie Grenfell, Sarah Ouk and Beau Brug.
New councillors include Severina Burner, Johnny Chewparsad, Moni Mazzeo, Grace Bawden, Sharon McKell, Alan Graham and Lauren Brug.
More than 30,000 ballot papers were counted with a third of registered Salisbury voters casting their ballot this election – about 7,000 more votes than the last local election held in 2018.
Mayor-Elect Aldridge thanked outgoing members for their efforts over the previous four years.
The new council will officially be inducted at its general Council meeting on November 28, 6pm at the Salisbury Community Hub.
Names of Ward Member-Elects:
- CENTRAL WARD Chad Buchanan, Severina Burner
- EAST WARD Moni Mazzeo, Johnny Chewparsad
- HILLS WARD Peter Jensen, Shiralee Reardon
- NORTH WARD Grace Bawden, David Hood
- PARA WARD Kylie Grenfell, Sarah Ouk
- SOUTH Alan Graham, Lauren Brug
- WEST WARD Beau Brug, Sharon McKell