Cr Kathy Majdlik elected Mayor of the City of Melton

Published on 02 November 2023

The City of Melton, Australia’s fastest-growing local government area, has a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

Councillor Kathy Majdlik was elected the City of Melton Mayor and Cr Steve Abboushi elected Deputy Mayor until November 2024 at a Council Meeting on Thursday 2 November 2023.

Cr Majdlik brings a wealth of experience to the role, serving her fourth term on Council and will now serve her fourth term as Mayor, having served as Mayor in 2020/21, 2015/16 and 2012/13.

Councillor Steve Abboushi was elected Deputy Mayor for the second time, having previously served in the role in 2019/20.

Cr Majdlik thanked former Mayor Cr Lara Carli for her hard work and dedication to the community over the past year and thanked the Councillors for entrusting her with the privilege of serving the community over the next 12 months.

Quotes attributable to City of Melton Mayor Cr Kathy Majdlik

“I’m honoured and privileged to be elected Mayor of this City for the fourth time. I look forward to working with Deputy Mayor Cr Steve Abboushi, Councillors, the Executive team and Council staff to represent the community over the coming year.”

“This is Australia’s fastest-growing municipality and with that comes challenges and massive opportunity. I’m looking forward to grasping those opportunities and working hard to make the City of Melton a community where families want to set up home and thrive.”

“It is the people that live in our City that make our community so great, and inspire me to work tirelessly to help deliver the services and facilities that meet our community’s aspirations.”

“I am committed to ensuring Council continues to work in partnership with the State and Federal governments to secure more investment in our community to build on the strong investment already underway.”