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Crs Dylan Parker and Lindsay Shurey to serve as new Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Published Date
30/09/2021
News Topic
Council
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Labor Councillor Dylan Parker and Greens Councillor Lindsay Shurey were tonight, Thursday 30 September 2021, elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Randwick City.

Mayor Dylan Parker said that he looked forward to bringing people back together again as the lockdown lifts and ensuring the safety of the community.

“Randwick has remained resilient throughout a really tough period. Over the next term I look forward to ensuring our sporting groups, cafes, restaurants and community groups can reopen safely.

“I want to rejuvenate our area and bring energy to our nightlife. I will also work to protect our green spaces and demand real, affordable housing for our area.”

Mayor Parker is a proud Maroubra resident, working and living in the area. He serves as a volunteer lifesaver who loves the coast. The son of a small business owner and nurse, they instilled in Mayor Parker the importance of public service from an early age.

Mayor Parker started his career assisting public housing tenants advocating on their behalf. He has a decade of experience working in government. He is passionate about education and assisting young people and is training to become an educator.

Mayor Parker thanked the outgoing Mayor Danny Said for his service to our community. “We’ve been lucky to have Danny. I look forward to carrying on his legacy.”

Mayor Parker was elected to Randwick City Council in 2017. Deputy Mayor Shurey has served as a Councillor since 2012 and was elected Mayor in 2017.

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