Mayor and Councillors

Cilla de Lacy
Mayor
Cilla de Lacy
Term ends 21 October 2023
10 Robinson Street, Nedlands WA 6009
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0466 483 371

Cilla is personable, professional and hardworking with 25 years of public policy experience in planning and infrastructure at all levels of government across Australia.  Experience to drive the...Read more

Andrew Mangano
Councillor
Andrew Mangano
Dalkeith Ward
51 Minora Road, Dalkeith 6009
M
0400 899 210
21 October 2023
Andrew attended the University of Western Australia and completed his Engineering degree in 1985. Since then Andrew has worked in both the public and private sector and has been self-employed since 2006. Andrew has lived in...Read more
Councillor
Vacant Position
Hollywood Ward
16 October 2021
Nikola Horley
Councillor
Nikola Horley
Coastal Districts Ward
13 Whitney Crescent, Mount Claremont WA 6010
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0433 107 889
Term ends 16 October 2021
Nikola Horley brings continuity, community knowledge and a proven track record with over 17 years experience in local government. A healthcare professional with a strong corporate governance background and extensive experience...Read more
Kerry Smyth
Councillor
Kerry Smyth
Coastal Districts Ward
7 Norfolk Rise, Mount Claremont WA 6010
M
0417 816 728
T
9384 2122
Term ends 16 October 2021
Kerry has been a City of Nedlands resident for over 25 years. With a professional career in Mapping and Land information, Kerry has now served as a Councillor for 8 years. Kerry believes the major challenge in managing our urban...Read more
Leo McManus
Councillor
Leo McManus
Coastal Districts Ward
48 Adderley Street, Mount Claremont WA 6010
M
0417 414 951
T
9383 1015
F
9338 3101
Term ends 21 October 2023
Cr McManus’s was first elected in 2011 and was educated at St Joseph's Convent Southern Cross and at Aquinas College. He has five children, with his youngest daughter just having completed her high school education at John XXIII...Read more
Fergus Bennett
Councillor
Fergus Bennett
Dalkeith Ward
133 Broadway, Nedlands WA 6009
M
0423 046 216
Term ends 21 October 2023
Bill Hassell
Deputy Mayor and Councillor
Bill Hassell
Dalkeith Ward
20 Loneragan Street, Nedlands WA 6009
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0417 902 915
T
9380 9991
Term ends 16 October 2021
Bill Hassell was born in Western Australian and apart from a period as a student overseas and later working overseas has lived his life in the State. He is a lawyer by profession and was a partner in an old firm which was later...Read more
Ben Hodsdon
Councillor
Ben Hodsdon
Hollywood Ward
45 Meriwa Street, Nedlands WA 6009
M
0412 000 359
T
9386 5313
Term ends 16 October 2021
Ben Hodsdon has lived in Perth for 45 years and in Nedlands for 20. He has taught at WAIT in the Aboriginal Bridging unit and in England. He is currently employed in a local high school teaching Mathematics and coordinates the...Read more
Gordon Hay
Councillor
Gordon Hay
Melvista Ward
1 Adams Road, Dalkeith WA 6009
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0499 700 447
Term ends 16 October 2021
Over the last 20 years Gordon has been involved at a senior level in companies such as Ernst & Young, State Development Western Australia and Queensland and Austrade. He also has a background in agriculture and international...Read more
Rebecca Coghlan
Councillor
Rebecca Coghlan
Melvista Ward
37 Bulimba Road, Nedlands WA 6009
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0420 717 866
T
9386 4745
Term ends 21 October 2023
Rebecca has been a resident of Nedlands for 52 years and brings insight, enthusiasm and energy to the role of councillor. Rebecca has good knowledge of the various issues affecting residents. The newly gazetted Local Planning...Read more
Rajah Senthirajah
Councillor
Rajah Senthirajah
Melvista Ward
57 Mountjoy Road, Nedlands WA 6009
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0431 977 118
Term ends 21 October 2023
John Wetherall
Councillor
John Wetherall
Hollywood Ward
4A Dalkeith Road, Nedlands WA 6009
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0402 784 918
Term ends 21 October 2023
Councillor Wetherall has been active in local government for about 10 years. His main aims have been to focus on cost-effective, high-quality services to ratepayers and electors and to respect ratepayers’ property rights in their...Read more