22 Jun, 2018

Passing of Former Lord Mayor Steve Condous AM

The City of Adelaide has paid tribute to former Lord Mayor and Councillor Mr Steve Condous AM for his significant contribution to the city’s political and business life over four decades.

Mr Condous passed away earlier today aged 82.

A member of Adelaide City Council for 25 years from 1968 until 1993, including six years (and three terms) as Lord Mayor, Mr Condous then served as the State Member for Colton until 2002.

Lord Mayor Martin Haese said Mr Condous had established a distinguished record of service in public life over a long period.

“During his quarter of a century as a Councillor and Lord Mayor, Mr Condous played an integral role in shaping the City of Adelaide as a business, education and tourism destination.

“Among his many achievements were securing upgrades to Hutt Street and the Aquatic Centre in North Adelaide.

“He was also instrumental in encouraging residential developments in the West End and Halifax Street to grow the city’s population, and supporting the greening of Adelaide’s streets.

“Throughout his career, he was also incredibly active as a patron and supporter of numerous community and sporting clubs, and always gave generously of his time.

“In 2004, he was recognised with an Order of Australia for service to South Australia’s parliament, local government, and community.

“On behalf of the City of Adelaide, I express our deepest condolences to Mr Condous’ wife and former Lady Mayoress, Mrs Angela Condous, and his family.”

The Lord Mayor said the flags at Adelaide Town Hall would be flown at half-mast over the weekend as a mark of respect.

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Paula Stevens