Councillor Tony Bisdee OAM

Portrait - Mayor Tony Bisdee

Councillor

Anthony Bisdee OAM

Kelstock, Midland Highway, Melton Mowbray, Tasmania, 7030
Phone 03 6259 1128
Fax 03 6259 1418
Mobile 0418 355 158
abisdee@southernmidlands.tas.gov.au


Councillor Tony Bisdee OAM was first elected to the former Green Ponds Council in 1972 and has been a Councillor and Mayor continuously over the past 40 years in both the former Green Ponds Council and the amalgamated Council of Southern Midlands. Councillor Bisdee was the inaugural Mayor of Southern Midlands in 1993 and then elected Mayor by popular vote in October 2005 and remained Mayor until October 2018.

Councillor Bisdee over the past 40 years has held many positions in Local Government including:-

  • State President of the Local Government Association of Tasmanian (LGAT) 1998-2000.
  • National Vice President of the Australia Local Government Association (ALGA) 1998-2000.
  • Vice Chair of the Southern Tasmanian Councils Association (STCA) 2001-Present.
  • Presented with Centenary Medal by Federal Government in 2000 for service to Local Government.
  • Presented with Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 2009 for service to Local Government and to the Community of the Southern Midlands.

current committee positions

  • Australia Day Committee (chair)
  • DHHS Community Advisory Committee (Midladns Multi-Purpose Health Centre)
  • Enterprise Bargaining / Award Consultative Committee
  • Centre for Heritage Advisory Committee
  • New Pool Project Steering COmmittee
  • Southern Tasmanian Councils Association
  • Southern Tasmania Waste Strategy Authority (proxy)
  • Southern Water
  • Tunnack Recreation Ground Management Committee

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