Thursday, 15 April 2021
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Councillor Elect: Mark Reeves

Mark Reeves is the ninth elected councillor to the East Gippsland Shire Council. Cr Reeves is a longtime councillor and past mayor. In this forthcoming term, Cr Reeves said it was important that the Shire is prepared for the likelihood of future fires, floods and pandemics in order to support the community.

Councillor Elect: John White

Cr John White, who was the immediate past Mayor in the previous East Gippsland Shire Council, is thrilled to have been re-elected to Council. As Mayor, Cr White was instrumental in leading the Council through the bushfires and COVID-19. He told the Bairnsdale Advertiser that he was pleased with the make-up of the new Council and looks forward to completing unfinished business from his 2016-2020...

Councillor Elect: Tom Crook

Tom Crook, of Eagle Point, was pleasantly surprised by his election to the East Gippsland Shire Council. Cr Crook, a land conservation manager, had initially fallen just short of the necessary required primary votes to secure a seat on Council, but was catapulted in on preferences. Cr Crook says ensuring East Gippsland recovers and renews from the recent bushfires and COVID-19 pandemic will be...

Councillor Elect: Jane Greacen

Dr Jane Greacen was delighted to be announced the sixth elected councillor to the East Gippsland Shire Council following the distribution of preferences which saw her jump up one spot in election order. As a general practitioner, Cr Greacen says her main focus is prioritising the health of the community and developing clear policy on potentially polluting industries. Cr Greacen says "engaging...

Councillor Elect: Trevor Stow

Trevor Stow, of Bairnsdale, will serve his first term on council following the 2020 East Gippsland Shire Council elections. Cr Stow is keen to ensure the Shire serves the needs of the community and adheres to requests in a courteous and pleasant manner. He believes the make-up of Council, with a mix of genders and ages, will serve the community well.

Councillor Elect: Arthur Allen

Lakes Entrance resident, Arthur Allen, campaigned for election on a platform of re-programming the East Gippsland Shire Council to adopt a ‘can do attitude’. As the fourth elected councillor to the chamber, Cr Allen hasn’t shied away from putting into action his pre-election promise. He recorded his podcast about a week following the elections.

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