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The City of Wollongong local government area is represented by a Council comprising a Lord Mayor and 12 Councillors. Both the Lord Mayor and the Councillors are popularly elected, that is they are elected by persons enrolled on the Commonwealth electoral roll.
 
The City is divided into three Wards with four Councillors elected from each Ward.
 
The current Lord Mayor and Councillors were elected for a one-off, five year term on 3 September 2011.
 
The next Council elections are scheduled for September 2016 and Councillors will be elected for a term of four years. Voting is compulsory for all persons on the Commonwealth electoral roll at that time.
 
The Lord Mayor and Councillors phone and email contacts are listed below:

Lord Mayor

Lord Mayor Councillor Gordon Bradbery OAM

Lord Mayor Councillor Gordon Bradbery OAM comes to Wollongong City Council from a strong background in the community. He has been Chaplain to NSW Police, Rural Fire Service, RSL Padre and Administrator of Wollongong Mission of the Uniting Church and Minister of the Church on the Mall for the past 15 years. His services to the community earned him an OAM.

For 15 years he also served as Chairperson of Lifeline South Coast, was a board member of Unanderra Care Services (aged care service) and served as an advocate for homeless and mental health services.

He has supported individuals and groups in business and entrepreneurial initiatives in Wollongong City.

 

Lord Mayor Councillor Gordon Bradbery OAM

Lord Mayor Councillor Gordon Bradbery OAM

Address

: Locked Bag 8821, Wollongong DC NSW 2500
Phone: (02) 4227 7111
Email: records@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

 

Councillors

By ward and then alphabetical order.

Not sure which ward you're in? Use our searchable map to check.

Ward 1

The list below is in alphabetical order by surname

Councillor Leigh Colacino  Councillor Leigh Colacino

Address: Locked Bag 8821, Wollongong DC NSW 2500
Mobile: 0417 199 189
Email:cr.lcolacino@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

Councillor Janice Kershaw Councillor Janice Kershaw

Address: 24 Kent Street, Bellambi NSW 2518
Mobile: 0407 383 927
Phone: (02) 4284 9367
Email:cr.jkershaw@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

 Councillor Jill Merrin Councillor Jill Merrin

Address: Locked Bag 8821, Wollongong DC NSW 2500
Mobile: 0409 548 418
Email: cr.jmerrin@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

Councillor Greg Petty Councillor Greg Petty

Address: Locked Bag 8821, Wollongong DC NSW 2500
Mobile: 0417 446 283
Email: cr.gpetty@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

Ward 2 

The list below is in alphabetical order by surname

Councillor Michelle Blicavs

Councillor Michelle Blicavs

Address: Locked Bag 8821, Wollongong DC NSW 2500
Mobile: 0408 693 257
Email: cr.mblicavs@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

Councillor David Brown

Councillor David Brown

Address: 14 View Street, North Wollongong NSW 2500
Mobile: 0409 897 597
Email: cr.dbrown@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

Councillor John Dorahy

Councillor John Dorahy

Address: Locked Bag 8821, Wollongong DC NSW 2500
Mobile: 0450 917 262
Email: cr.jdorahy@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

Councillor George Takacs

Councillor George Takacs

Address: Locked Bag 8821, Wollongong DC NSW 2500
Mobile: 0419 819 337
Email: cr.gtakacs@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

 Ward 3

 The list below is in alphabetical order by surname

Councillor Chris Connor

Councillor Chris Connor - Deputy Lord Mayor

Address: Locked Bag 8821, Wollongong DC NSW 2500
Mobile: 0419 545 897
Email: cr.cconnor@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

 

Councillor Bede Crasnich

Councillor Bede Crasnich

Address: Locked Bag 8821, Wollongong DC NSW 2500
Mobile: 0401 516 490 

Email: cr.bcrasnich@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

Councillor Vicki Curran

Councillor Vicki Curran

Address: 81 Bellevue Road, Figtree NSW 2525
Mobile: 0419 691 688
Phone: (02) 4229 4516
Email: cr.vcurran@wollongong.nsw.gov.au 

Councillor Ann Martin

Councillor Ann Martin

Address: Locked Bag 8821, Wollongong DC NSW 2500
Mobile: 0419 720 919
Email: cr.amartin@wollongong.nsw.gov.au

 

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