Councillor John Gilbert (LMIND)

East Ward

Councillor John Gilbert

A business operator and employer in the East Ward area for the past 25 years, Cr Gilbert is serving his first term on Council. His key policy interests are affordable housing, youth employment and tourism. He is also an advocate for protecting public assets and utilities, and local jobs.

Cr Gilbert believes Council can play a greater role in being a provider of public and professional services, generating employment, new tourism opportunities and creative housing solutions. As a supporter of ‘bigger government’, he is committed to more service provision for the people of the City.

Committee membership

  • Lifestyle and Wellbeing Portfolio
  • Chain Valley Colliery and Mannering Colliery Community Consultative Committee

Postal address 

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