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Councillor Michelle Garrard

Councillor Michelle Garrard

Dundas Ward

Phone: 0405 725 091


Committee Membership

  • Audit Risk & Improvement Committee
  • CEO Performance Review Committee
  • Environment Advisory Committee
  • Policy Review Committee
  • Public Art & Heritage Interpretation Advisory Committee
  • Sydney Central City Planning Panel (Alternate)

Terms as Councillor

  • September 2017 - Present

Terms as Deputy Lord Mayor

  • September 2017 - December 2021 (Elected Deputy Lord Mayor four consecutive years in Sept 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

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About Councillor Michelle Garrard

Councillor Michelle Garrard was elected to City of Parramatta Council in September 2017, serving four consecutive terms as Deputy Lord Mayor from 2017 – 2021. Prior to joining Council, Michelle was a candidate in the 2012 Local Government elections and the 2015 State elections.

Michelle has a long history of involvement in her local community, participating in a wide range of volunteer and charity events locally, she remains an active volunteer in community-based organisations within the LGA.

Michelle is currently a Federal Employee for the past 15 years. She is also served as a Director on the Board of the Parramatta Chamber of Commerce from 2016 - 2018. A forming member of Our Local Community Party which also have elected members on Cumberland Council.

Michelle is passionate about Parramatta and committed to helping make it the best place to live, work and visit. She believes local government must genuinely consult residents and listen to all its constituents and deliver services that help communities to thrive and prosper.

“I will continue my father’s former Lord Mayor Paul Garrard’s 43-year legacy,” Michelle said.

As a lifelong resident, Michelle lives locally and her three children have all attended local schools.

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