New Council Ready For Next Four Years

Mayor and Councillors sworn in 2024Mayor Frank Wilkie and councillors have taken their oath of office for the 2024-2028 term during an official Swearing in Ceremony.

Cr Wilkie said it was a great honour and privilege to take on the mayoralty and was committed to meeting the needs of the community.

“We have a lot of challenges ahead of us, but with a collaborative approach and support from the community, we can continue to make Noosa a great place to live, work and visit,” he said.

“I congratulate all councillors on their election, and I look forward to working with them over the coming four years.”

Returning councillors Amelia Lorentson, Brian Stockwell, Tom Wegener and Karen Finzel will be joined at the council table by new faces Nicola Wilson and Jess Phillips.

Cr Wilkie said all councillors are community minded and passionate about the shire.

“We have a fantastic, well-balanced mix of councillors who have experience in finance, governance, environment and business,” Cr Wilkie said.

“We have a busy few months of workshops and training sessions to get up to speed on the extensive projects and initiatives already underway by council,”

The newly elected Council will meet for the first official Council meeting at 10am on Monday April 8, to elect the Deputy Mayor and discuss councillor responsibilities.

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