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Meet Yvonne Weldon. Candidate for City of Sydney Lord Mayor

Weldon will also focus on Sydney’s housing affordability crisis. She says: “Sydney’s housing affordability crisis is shutting out the young, the entrepreneurs, and the hardworking people who make our economy and communities tick. We need to build more homes, including more genuinely affordable homes for Sydneysiders.”

Weldon says her core values are transparency and honesty. “I hope to bring improved transparency, real accountability and true consultation. I have extensive experience both in paid and voluntary roles with varied sectors. I will share this expertise to create positive change to this diverse city.”

She discusses a vision for Sydney that prioritises community, culture, and equity, through measures such as affordable housing and career opportunities.

Weldon says: “A Sydney where access to great culture is built into the fabric of the city, with our rich heritage supporting our growing world-class creative industries.”

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October 05, 2021

September 29, 2021 By Emily Brown Australia has a history of “selective listening” when it comes to First Nations voices. Now Yvonne Weldon is aiming to become the first Aboriginal Lord Mayor of Sydney, reports EMILY BROWN Aboriginal hunters in Manyallaluk CREDIT: Prisma by Dukas Presseagentur...

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