Greens Councillor Katie Milne re-elected as Tweed Mayor

Greens Councillor Katie Milne has been re-elected as the Mayor of Tweed for the next two years.

Councillor Milne was returned to the top job after winning the Mayoral election at an Extraordinary Meeting of Council on Thursday afternoon.

Two other councillors, Warren Polglase and James Owen, were also nominated for the position of Mayor.


It will be Councillor Milne’s third term as Mayor, after holding the position from September 2015 to September 2016 in the previous Council and for the last two years in the current Council.

Councillor Chris Cherry was elected unopposed to the position of Deputy Mayor, making it an all-female leadership team.

She will remain in the position for a year.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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