Therese Doyle

Ward 2 and Lord Mayor Therese Doyle was elected to Newcastle City Council in 2012. Before her election, she was a teacher and senior education officer, and was actively engaged in community work.On council, Councillor Doyle has dedicated herself to bringing...

Thomas Levick

Ward 3 Tom Levick studies Geography at Newcastle University and works there as a Project Assistant. The increasing pressures on the most vulnerable in our community – First Nations people, students, the elderly, people with a disability, the poor – must be addressed....

Dr John Mackenzie

Ward 1 Dr Mackenzie is a social scientist and policy consultant with fifteen years’ experience in academic, government and consulting roles. Over this time, he has worked around the country on policy initiatives that bring communities together to find solutions to...

Aesha Awan

Ward 4 Aesha Awan is studying Law at Newcastle University. She believes the destruction of rail and lack of planning and green spaces in Newcastle are linked to a failure to talk to communities about decisions that will affect them. Ward 4 is consistently left out...