ALGWA SA AGM and Networking event! SATURDAY 16 OCTOBER 2021 from 10:30am to 12:30pm at Eliza Hall, Prospect Council Payinthi building, 128 Prospect Road, Prospect. More information soon in an invitation outlining the full details of the morning's networking events .
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Our sympathy to the Council colleagues and Families on the sad passing of Cr Peter Jamieson (Port Adelaide Enfield Council) and Cr Mikki Bouchee (Holdfast Bay Council).
Peter was a long-standing member of Council, having been elected in 2003. He has been Ward Councillor for the Outer Harbor Ward for 18 years and also held the role of Deputy Mayor and provided several years of service to Council’s Audit Committee.
Mikki was first elected to council in 1987, when it was still the City of Glenelg. She served four years as a councillor and four years as Alderman. She went on to represent her community in the City of Holdfast Bay for 18 years and was Deputy Mayor from 2015-2016. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Congratulations to Yvonne Agius awarded the Lord Mayor’s NAIDOC Award for 2021. The former City of Port Adelaide Enfield employee has dedicated much of her time over the years to being an Aboriginal foster carer and educating younger generations about the past. In 2000, Aunty Yvonne was named National NAIDOC Aboriginal Elder of the Year, in recognition of her commitment to the preservation of Aboriginal heritage. https://www.cityofadelaide.com.au/media-centre/yvonne-agius-honoured-for-a-lifetime-of-service/ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
ALGWA SA Branch welcomes Dr Moira Jenkins, Mayor of Victor Harbor, elected to fill a casual vacancy on its Committee from 11 February 2021 until its next AGM in November 2021. ------------
Congratulations Mayor Ann Ferguson, Mount Barker District Council, 2021 winner of the Joy Baluch Award, which recognises the contributions of women currently serving as council members. ------------- Congratulations to Cr Margaret Evans on achieving 40 Years of Service and Cr Rhonda Centofanti on achieving 25 Years of Service from Local Government Association of South Australia, Both councillors are from Berri Barmera Council ----------------
ALGWA SA now has online Membership Registration and Payment ! We've made it easier for you to join us! Just a one stop process on our website! Click here: MEMBER Application
ALGWA SA President, Cr Julie Woodman sent a letter of congratulations to the following people-
Welcome to new councillors:
Sue Tonkin elected as the new Councillor for the City of Onkaparinga - Mid Coast Ward.
Jennifer Bonham elected as the new Councillor for the City of Unley -Parkside Ward.
Rod Moss elected as the new Councillor for the City of Mitcham – Gault Ward in August 2020.
Stephen McCarthy was elected as councillor for Telowie Ward, District Council Mount Remarkable (July 2020)