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“Happily exhausted”: Lord Mayor absolutely loves her job

“Happily exhausted”: Lord Mayor absolutely loves her job

November 24th, 2021 - Sean Car

The final subject of our Councillor Profile series doesn’t need much of an introduction. Lord Mayor Sally Capp has become the face of our city during her three-and-a-half-year reign in the top job, and she continues to prove why she’s the right leader during a crisis. 


Thinking big, acting local

October 27th, 2021 - CBD News

For second term councillor and Deputy Lord Mayor Nicholas Reece, the ability to deliver on big ambitions at a community level is what inspires him most about working in local governmen

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Giving a voice to our international students

September 23rd, 2021 - CBD News

While Cr Philip Le Liu has brought many passions to the City of Melbourne, his greatest ambition continues to be making Melbourne the number one student city in the world. 

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Quiet achiever is as passionate as ever

August 25th, 2021 - CBD News

While he may have been around Town Hall for more than 20 years, Cr Kevin Louey said that the pandemic had meant “throwing the rule book out” when it came to being on council.

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“You’re never, ever going to get bored”; Greens councillor

July 24th, 2021 - CBD News

Elected in 2012 at the age of just 27, Greens councillor Rohan Leppert is a Town Hall veteran of sorts. But he admits that in his third term, the role is harder than ever.

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The community councillor

June 24th, 2021 - CBD News

An educator, publican, family man and proud member of the Flemington-Kensington Bowls Club – you’d struggle to find a more community-minded councillor than Davydd Griffiths.

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Bringing Melbourne back better than ever

May 28th, 2021 - CBD News

Young, driven and full of ambition for reviving Melbourne from the pandemic – newly elected councillor Roshena Campbell is passionate about creating a better city than the one we had before COVID struck.

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Olivia gets the ball rolling on council

April 21st, 2021 - CBD News

First-time councillor Dr Olivia Ball is bringing a renewed focus on human rights to the City of Melbourne. 

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Driven by diversity

March 25th, 2021 - CBD News

First-term City of Melbourne councillor Jason Chang said he was driven onto the council by a desperate need to give a greater voice to the city’s Asian community.

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New councillor is a “unionist at heart”

February 24th, 2021 - Sean Car

Having snuck into the final councillor position at last year’s local government elections, CFMEU member and new councillor Elizabeth Doidge said she was looking forward to helping shape and reactivate the city that she loves. 

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The experimental politician

The experimental politician

September 29th, 2014 - CBD News
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