Andrea Dawkins elected as Acting Deputy Mayor

Published on 01 June 2023

City of Launceston Councillor Andrea Dawkins was elected as Acting Deputy Mayor at today's Council meeting, following a vote around the Council table.

Councillor Dawkins was first elected to the City of Launceston in 2014, and served in State Parliament from 2015 to 2018.

Acting Mayor Matthew Garwood and Acting Deputy Mayor Dawkins will serve in their respective roles until the finalisation of a Mayoral by-election by the Tasmanian Electoral Commission in July.

Cr Garwood congratulated Cr Dawkins on being her election as Acting Deputy Mayor of the City of Launceston.

"I'm proud to work alongside her," Cr Garwood said.

"Andrea is highly respected around the Council table and I know she will continue to make a positive, enthusiastic and constructive contribution to Launceston in her capacity as Acting Deputy Mayor."