The Port Macquarie Hastings is represented by 9 Councillors, including the Mayor, who are elected for a 4-year term.
Due to the 2020 election being postponed by a year, the current Council will remain for a 5-year term and the new Council that is elected at the 2021 election will serve for a 3-year term. The next local government elections will be held on Saturday, 4 December 2021.
Learn about our current Council below:
Mayor Peta Pinson
Peta is the first woman elected to the role of Mayor for the region of Port Macquarie-Hastings. Her election as a popular elected Mayor came after a by-election in August 2017.
Ph: (02) 6581 8680
Deputy Mayor Lisa Intemann
Lisa Intemann is a Wauchope resident and has been an elected Councillor for Port Macquarie-Hastings for over 18 years.
Ph: 0409 527 760
Councillor Rob Turner
Rob has lived in Port Macquarie for over 40 years. He is a pharmacist, and has owned and operated several pharmacies since 1991.
Ph: 0409 827 226
Councillor Geoff Hawkins
Geoff is a businessman with extensive marketing and branding experience in consumer and financial services. He has served on Council since 2021.
Ph: 0409 697 870
Councillor Sharon Griffiths
Sharon is a long time resident, with a strong interest and involvement in community. She has been a business owner in the region for over 28 years.
Ph: 0417 192 006
Councillor Peter Alley
Peter has been a business man in the Port Macquarie region for many years, with a background in IT within the banking, telecommunications and finance industry.
Ph: 0419 843 648