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“Happily exhausted”: Lord Mayor absolutely loves her job

“Happily exhausted”: Lord Mayor absolutely loves her job

December 1st, 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

November 4th, 2021 - Sean Car

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 government.

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Giving a voice to our international students

September 30th, 2021 - Sean Car

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

September 2nd, 2021 - Sean Car

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 29th, 2021 - David Schout

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

July 1st, 2021 - Sean Car

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

June 3rd, 2021 - Sean Car

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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New councillor is a “unionist at heart”

March 1st, 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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A true community councillor

February 1st, 2021 - Sean Car

When Inner City News’s sister publication Docklands News ran Jamal Hakim’s image on the front page of its September 2020 edition ahead of last year’s City of Melbourne council elections, he really would have liked his chances!

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