Your Council

City of Adelaide Council is the elected council that represents Adelaide and North Adelaide.

The Council comprises a Lord Mayor and 11 Councillors who have been elected by the community to represent the interests of Adelaide's 25,000 residents and 315,000 daily city users.

The Council is so much more than roads and rubbish collection. The strategic planning and decisions made by Council, benefit not just the local community, but often flow to all South Australians. They’re responsible for delivering hundreds of services and facilities that contribute to building strong and vibrant communities, improve the community’s quality of life and enhance their experiences.

City residents, business owners and visitors alike can enjoy a safe, clean and vibrant city and beautiful Park Lands and live the life of their choice.

Your current Council

Your current Council

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The City of Adelaide is represented by 12 Members - the Lord Mayor and 11 Councillors. The Lord Mayor and Councillors are elected for a four-year term by voters across the City of Adelaide.

Council meetings

Council meetings

Learn how Council meetings operate, when meetings are held, watch a meeting via live-streaming and view current and previous meeting agendas and minutes.

Lord Mayor Protocol

Lord Mayor Protocol

Report

There are certain protocols or procedures which should be followed when dealing with local government and state officials.

Elections

Elections

Forms

Held every four years, the City of Adelaide council elections influence the direction of your local community. Find out if you are eligible to vote, and how to enrol.

Past Lord Mayors and Mayors

Past Lord Mayors and Mayors

See a complete list of every Lord Mayor and Mayor of Adelaide,since it was established in 1840 and when they held office.

Female leaders in Council Chamber

Female leaders in Council Chamber

The Council Chamber is currently undergoing a re-curation process and as a part of this process, a new series of portraits have been commissioned. The portraits will provide an opportunity to celebrate women who have made a significant and unique contribution throughout history to the present day.

Public Interest Disclosure Act

Public Interest Disclosure Act

The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2018 came into operation on the 1 July 2019 and replaced the SA Whistleblowers Protection Act 1993.