Councillor Amanda Stone

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About

Cr Amanda Stone was re-elected to Yarra Council in November 2020 as a representative of Nicholls Ward. She served as Yarra’s 2008-09 and 2016-17 Mayor.

A long term Yarra resident, Cr Stone has a special passion for protecting the Yarra River from the impacts of built developments. She’s also a strong supporter of Yarra as a creative city where the arts and creative industries flourish.

Cr Stone is proud of Yarra Council’s carbon neutral status and wants the community to also strive to zero carbon by 2030. She believes it is important that we contribute to a safe future for Yarra’s young people and ensure the most vulnerable are not unfairly impacted by the effects of climate change.

Cr Stone’s vision for Yarra is of a city of well designed, high quality, sustainable buildings, with great public spaces and easy access to active transport. She is a strong advocate for for continuing our partnership with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community towards reconciliation and justice. Nurturing a healthy and strong community, where no-one is left behind especially in the pandemic recovery period is one of her main priorities.

An education consultant who has previously worked as a teacher, student counsellor and assistant principal, Cr Stone holds a Bachelor of Arts and Graduate Diplomas in Education and Child Psychology as well as GAICD. Cr Stone sits on the Global Executive of ICLEI, Local Governments for Sustainability, she chairs the Collingwood headspace Consortium and is a member of the Greens.

Contact

Cr Stone can be contacted on 9205 5055 or 0429 358 170 or email [email protected]  

All three Nicholls ward councillors can be emailed at [email protected]