Councillor Barney Langford (ALP)

North Ward

Councillor Barney Langford

Cr Langford has spent a lifetime working with and for young people. As a teacher with the Department of Education, he founded 2 Til 5 Youth Theatre, now Tantrum Youth Arts, and was its artistic director for 22 years. Cr Langford also managed the Loft Youth Arts and Cultural Centre, in Newcastle, before its closure in 2013.

He is serving his second term on Council and has a focus on fostering community cohesion and building social capital. Cr Langford is keen to promote strategies in which the community and Council can work together to develop better outcomes for the community.

Committee membership

  • Creativity Portfolio
  • Connected Communities Portfolio
  • Lake Macquarie Awards Committee
  • Art Gallery Advisory Committee
  • Lake Macquarie Coastal Zone Management Committee
  • Lake Macquarie Ageing and Disability Advisory Panel
  • Lake Macquarie Youth Advisory Committee (ex officio)
  • Lake Macquarie Active Transport Advisory Group
  • Aboriginal Grants Committee

Postal address

C/- Lake Macquarie City Council, Box 1906, Hunter Regional Mail Centre NSW 2310