Elected Members

Elected Members act on your behalf to bring any concerns or issues you may have about your local area to Council's attention.

Our Council comprises the Mayor and 14 councillors. Two councillors represent each of the seven wards in West Torrens.

Elected Members serve a term of office for four years. Ward councillors are elected by ratepayers and residents in their ward and the Mayor is elected by all electors in our city.

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Mayor

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Tel: 0417 876 847

Postal address

165 Sir Donald Bradman Drive
Hilton SA 5033

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Honourable John Trainer OAM

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Suburbs in ward

The City of West Torrens

  • After hours phone: 8357 8095
  • Fax: 8443 9099

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community

 Prescribed General Committees

  • Corporate Planning, Policy and Performance
  • Civic
  • Community Facilities
  • CEO's Review

Airport

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Tel: 0439 284 278

Postal address

9 Mawson Crescent
Lockleys SA 5032

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Councillor Rosalie Haese

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Suburbs in ward

Brooklyn Park (part), Fulham, Lockleys, West Beach, Airport, Glenelg North (part)

 

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance (Deputy Presiding Member)
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community

 Prescribed General Committees

  • Civic
  • Community Facilities

Mendelson Committee 2016 - 2018

Airport

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Tel: 0416 292 498

Postal address

6 Ocean Avenue
West Beach SA 5024

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Councillor Garth Palmer

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Suburbs in ward

Brooklyn Park (part), Fulham, Lockleys, West Beach, Airport, Glenelg North (part)

  • After hours phone: 8235 0330
  • Fax: 8356 1434

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance (Presiding Member)
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community

 Prescribed General Committees

  • Corporate Planning, Policy and Performance (Deputy Presiding Member)
  • CEO's Review (Deputy Presiding Member)

Hilton

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Tel: 0400 599 153

Postal address

43 Lucas Street
Richmond SA 5033

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Councillor Cindy O'Rielley

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Suburbs in ward

Brooklyn Park (part) Cowandilla, Hilton, Mile End (part), Richmond (part), Torrensville (part), West Richmond

  • After hours phone: 8443 4776

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community

Prescribed General Committees

  • Corporate Planning, Policy and Performance (Presiding Member)

Hilton

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Tel: 0412 101 968

Postal address

10 Goldfinch Avenue
Cowandilla SA 5033

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Councillor George Vlahos

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Suburbs in ward

Brooklyn Park (part) Cowandilla, Hilton, Mile End (part), Richmond (part), Torrensville (part), West Richmond

  • Fax: 8234 0751

Deputy Mayor

1/12/2017 - Conclusion of the Election November 2018

 

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory (Presiding Member)
  • Strategy and Community

Prescribed General Committees

  • Audit and Risk
  • Community Facilities
  • CEO's Review

Keswick

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Tel: 0477 442 219

Postal address

165 Sir Donald Bradman Drive
Hilton SA 5033

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Councilor Michael Farnden

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Suburbs in ward

Ashford, Glandore, Keswick, Keswick Terminal, Kurralta Park, Marleston (part), Mile End (part), Mile End South, Richmond (part), North Plympton (part), Plympton (part)

 

Committee Memberships 2017 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community

Prescribed General Committees

  • Corporate Planning, Policy and Performance

Keswick

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Tel: 0429 090 246

Postal address

165 Sir Donald Bradman Drive
Hilton SA 5033

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Councillor John Woodward

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Suburbs in ward

Ashford, Glandore, Keswick, Keswick Terminal, Kurralta Park, Marleston (part), Mile End (part), Mile End South, Richmond (part), North Plympton (part), Plympton (part)

 

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services (Presiding Member)
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory (Deputy Presiding Member)
  • Strategy and Community

Prescribed General Committees

  • Civic
  • Community Facilities

Lockleys

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Tel: 0439 277 958

Postal address

62 Hayward Avenue
Torrensville SA 5031

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Councillor Kym McKay

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Suburbs in ward

Fulham (part), Lockleys (part), Torrensville (part), Underdale (part)

  • Fax: 8351 9204

Deputy Mayor

1/12/2015 - 30/11/2016

 

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community (Deputy Presiding Member)

Prescribed General Committees

  • Corporate Planning, Policy and Performance
  • Civic
  • Community Facilities (Presiding Member)
  • CEO's Review

Lockleys

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Tel: 0403 772 851

Postal address

2/14 Cross Street
Lockleys SA 5032

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Councillor Steven Rypp

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Suburbs in ward

Fulham (part), Lockleys (part), Torrensville (part), Underdale (part)

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services (Deputy Presiding Member)
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community

Prescribed General Committees

  • Audit and Risk (Presiding Member)
  • Civic
  • CEO's Review

Morphett

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Tel: 0418 897 994

Postal address

50 Pine Avenue
Novar Gardens SA 5040

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Councillor George Demetriou

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Suburbs in ward

Camden Park, Glenelg North, Novar Gardens, Plympton (part)

  • Fax: 8376 4360

Deputy Mayor

9/12/2014 - 30/11/2015

 

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community

 Prescribed General Committees

  • Community Facilities (Deputy Presiding Member)
  • CEO's Review (Presiding Member)

Development Assessment Panel 2017 - 2018

Morphett

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Tel: 0402 773 054

Postal address

165 Sir Donald Bradman Drive
Hilton SA 5033

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Councillor Megan Hill

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Suburbs in ward

Camden Park, Glenelg North, Novar Gardens, Plympton (part)

 

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018 

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community

Prescribed General Committees

  • Corporate Planning, Policy and Performance

Mendelson 2016 - 2018

Plympton

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Tel: 0403 193 260

Postal address

2 Walsh Street
Netley SA 5037

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Councillor Arthur Mangos - Deputy Mayor

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Suburbs in ward

Marleston (part), Netley, North Plympton (part), Plympton (part)

  • After hours phone: 8297 2739
  • Fax: 8371 5130

Deputy Mayor

1/12/2016 - 30/11/2017

 

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community (Presiding Member)

Prescribed General Committees

  • Corporate Planning, Policy and Performance
  • CEO's Review

Plympton

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Tel: 0400 599 176

Postal address

165 Sir Donald Bradman Drive
Hilton SA 5033

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Councillor Simon Tsiaparis

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Suburbs in ward

Marleston (part), Netley, North Plympton (part), Plympton (part)

 

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community

Prescribed General Committees

  • Civic (Presiding Member)
  • Community Facilities
  • CEO's Review

Thebarton

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Tel: 0408 085 934

Postal address

165 Sir Donald Bradman Drive
Hilton SA 5033

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Councillor Graham Nitschke

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Suburbs in ward

Mile End (part), Thebarton, Torrensville (part), Underdale (part)

 

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community

Prescribed General Committees

  • Corporate Planning, Policy and Performance
  • Civic (Deputy Presiding Member)
  • Community Facilities

Development Assessment Panel 2017 - 2018

 

Thebarton

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Tel: 8353 4063

Postal address

616 Seaview Road
Grange SA 5022

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Councillor Tony Polito

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Suburbs in ward

Mile End (part), Thebarton, Torrensville (part), Underdale (part)

  • Business hours phone: 8443 9072

Committee Memberships 2016 - 2018

 

Prescribed Standing Committees

  • Urban Services
  • Governance
  • Finance and Regulatory
  • Strategy and Community

Prescribed General Committees

  • Civic

Development Assessment Panel 2017 - 2018

 

  

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