Mayor, Clr Darcy Byrne – Balmain Ward
Councillor Byrne grew up in Balmain and is a life long resident of Inner West local government area.
Councillor Byrne grew up in Balmain and is a life long resident of
Inner West local government area. He attended local public schools as a
He has worked for over a decade with disadvantaged young people and low
income communities in the inner city including most recently being the
Manager at Glebe Youth Service.
His involvement in local politics started when he coordinated a
successful campaign to protect low income tenants from being unfairly
evicted from a boarding house in Palmer Street Balmain.
Darcy has also voluntarily coordinated a youth mentoring program in Rozelle and Balmain.
In addition to his role as a Councillor he has taken a leading role in the campaign for reform and renewal of the NSW ALP.
Aims as a Councillor
- Passionate about contributing to the local community.
Representation on Committees
- Cooks River Alliance Board;
- Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (SSROC); and
- Sydney Airport Community Forum.
Previous Council Terms
Elected to Leichhardt Council in 2008
Mayor of Leichhardt Council: September 2012-September 2014 and September 2015-May 2016.
Phone: 9392 5900