South Ward candidates

The South Ward of Penrith Council includes suburbs such as Kemps Creek, Luddenham, Mulgoa, Orchard Hills, Penrith and others.

See the list of candidates contesting the September 8 local government election for the ward and read a full profile of the ward below.

Below is a map of the area which this ward covers:

Suburbs: Emu Plains (part), Glenmore Park, Jamisontown, Kemps Creek (part), Kingswood (majority), Leonay, Luddenham, Mulgoa, Orchard Hills (part), Penrith (part), Regentville, South Penrith, Wallacia.


Group A

Jim Aitken, Independent

George Rabie, Independent

Marjorie Baker, Independent

Corrina Buckley, Independent

Keith Milne, Independent

Group B

Bernard Bratusa, Independent

Darren Drysdale, Independent

Anne Newton, Independent

Desley Grdusiak, Independent

Andrew Walker, Independent

Group C

Karen McKeown, Labor

Todd Carney, Labor

Nigel Highley, Labor

Steven Mclean, Labor

Lorraine Fordham, Labor

Group D

Sue Day, Independent

Faithe Skinner, Independent

Shannon Carroll, Independent

Tracy Mellish, Independent

Jo-Anne Topp, Independent

Group E

Andrew Green, Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)

Trisha Ellis, Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)

Mark Finlay, Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)

Joanna Schrumpf, Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)

Arran Green, Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)

Group F

Rossco Hutchison, Independent

Jo Dickens, Independent

Stefan Dorakay, Independent

Peter Rech, Independent

John Capes, Independent

Group G

Nikkole Dixon

Claudine Whiley

Darrel Higgins

David Shipway

William Rapa

Group H

Patrick Darley-Jones, The Greens

Wade Smith, The Greens

Rebecca Reidy, The Greens

Robert Byrne, The Greens

Kyle Butler, The Greens

Group I

Mark Davies

Ben Goldfinch

Kelly-Anne Cummings

David Pettitt

Paul Spicer

Current councillors for South Ward:

  • Jim Aitken OAM

  • Robert Ardill

  • Mark Davies

  • Prue Guillaume

  • Karen McKeown

Population: 50,561

Electors: 33546

No. of dwellings: 18,042

South Ward Description:

Commencing at the intersection of the Great Western Highway and O'Connell Street and bounded on the north by the centreline of the aforesaid highway and its prolongation to its intersection with Parker Street, thence north to the Main Western Railway Line, thence in a westerly direction by that railway line to its intersection with Old Bathurst Road thence generally in an easterly direction by the centreline of the aforesaid road to its intersection with the centreline of the Great Western Highway, thence in a generally westerly direction by the aforesaid centreline to the western boundary of the City of Penrith. Bounded then on the west and south by the aforesaid City Boundary to its intersection with South Creek. Bounded then on the east by the aforesaid creek, in a northerly direction to its intersection with the M4 Motorway thence in a westerly direction along the centreline of the aforesaid motorway to its intersection with The Northern Road, thence in a generally northerly direction along the centrelines of The Northern Road, Bringelly Road, Caddens Road, and O'Connell Street, to the point of commencement.

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