The role of the Lord Mayor was vacated on Sunday 17 August 2014.
In accordance with the Local Government Act, a by-election of the whole of the Newcastle Local Government area will be conducted within three months for the election of a new Lord Mayor.
During this period, Deputy Lord Mayor, Brad Luke, will chair Council meetings and exercise the delegations of the Lord Mayor’s office.
All Council facilities are operating as normal as are all Council services to the community.
Lord Mayor's Office
Level 2, City Hall
PO Box 489
Newcastle NSW 2300
Telephone 02 4974 2000
Fax: 02 4974 2202