The 23rd Council of City of Darwin was officially sworn in at a ceremony in the Civic Centre on Monday, 20 September 2021.
The new Council is made up of the Lord Mayor and 12 Aldermen, six Aldermen have been re-elected from their previous Council term and six Aldermen are newly elected.
Kon Vatskalis successfully contested his second term as Lord Mayor with City of Darwin.
“I would like to congratulate the Council Members who have been re-elected, I am looking forward to working with them again, and the new Council Members.
“The new Council is here to represent the interests of all residents and ratepayers across Darwin and I know that we will try to achieve this to the best of our abilities.
“I am looking forward to working with my new Council Members as an effective team to achieve great things for our Council and our community over the next four years,” said the Lord Mayor.
CEO Scott Waters said: “Huge congratulations to the six newly appointed Council members and the six Council members who have been re-elected to their positions.
“I am very excited and am looking forward to working with the new Council over the next four years.
“I am certain that they will find their role rewarding as they embark on delivering
projects and services for our community.
“They each have an important role to play in representing the interests of our residents and make decisions, strategies and policies that benefit the whole of Darwin.”
The 23rd Council of City of Darwin is made up of Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis and Aldermen Paul Arnold, Jimmy Bouhoris, Justine Glover, Sylvia Klonaris, Brian O’Gallagher, Mick Palmer, Peter Pangquee, Morgan Rickard, Vimal (Vim) Sharma, Edward (Ed) Smelt, Amye Un and Rebecca Want de Rowe.
For further information visit www.darwin.nt.gov.au/council/about-council/lord-mayor-aldermen.
The photo shows the 23rd new City of Darwin Council:
(left to right front row) Rebecca Want De Rowe, Ed Smelt, Brian O’Callagher, Sylvia Klonaris, Mick Palmer
(left to right back row) Vim Sharma, Jimmy Bouhoris, Paul Arnold, Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis, Peter Pangquee, Justine Glover, Amye Un, Morgan Rickard