New look Sunshine Coast Council officially declared

The Sunshine Coast Regional Council Councillors with Mayor Rosanna Natoli (front, centre) at the Declaration of Office on April 3. Photo: SCRC 

IN A formal ceremony in front of family, friends and colleagues the new Sunshine Coast Regional Council were officially sworn in and made their Declarations of Office on Wednesday April 3 at City Hall in Maroochydore.  

The new look council will hold their positions for the next four years.  

Representing the Sunshine Coast are Mayor Rosanna Natoli, Cr Jenny Broderick (Division 1), Cr Terry Landsberg (Division 2), Cr Tim Burns (Division 3), Cr Joe Natoli (Division 4), Cr Winston Johnston (Division 5), Cr Christian Dickson (Division 6), Cr Ted Hungerford (Division 7), Cr Taylor Bunnag (Division 8), Cr Maria Suarez (Division 9), and Cr David Law (Division 10).  

First-time Mayor Rosanna Natoli congratulated each councillor on their election and said she was looking forward to working with them as a team for the next four years. 

“Welcome to a new, fresh and exciting Sunshine Coast Council.”  

“I have said that as Mayor, I want to make a difference to our community, and I know my fellow councillors feel the same way, and to continue the good work of council. 

“That’s why we each stood for election and aspired to represent our communities. 

“Our focus is very much on supporting our community and collectively doing our best to improve lives in our region and ensure it continues to thrive into the future.” 

Council’s post-election meeting will be held within 14 days of the conclusion of the election, at which time council will consider the appointment of the Deputy Mayor and the council meeting schedule. 


At the same time just up the road in Tewantin the new Noosa Council was sworn in. 

Noosa will be led by Mayor Frank Wilkie and councillors Amelia Lorentson, Brian Stockwell, Tom Wegener, Karen Finzel, Nicola Wilson and Jess Phillips.  

“We have a lot of challenges ahead of us, but with a collaborative approach and support from the community, we can continue to make Noosa a great place to live, work and visit,” Mayor Wilkie said.  

Noosa Council with Mayor Frank Wilkie (left, far back) and Councillors. Photo: Noosa Council  

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