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Meet Yvonne Weldon. Candidate for City of Sydney Lord Mayor

By Queenie Colquhoun

Weldon will also focus on Sydney’s housing affordability crisis. She says: “Sydney’s housing affordability crisis is shutting out the young, the entrepreneurs, and the hardworking people who make our economy and communities tick. We need to build more homes, including more genuinely affordable homes for Sydneysiders.”

Weldon says her core values are transparency and honesty. “I hope to bring improved transparency, real accountability and true consultation. I have extensive experience both in paid and voluntary roles with varied sectors. I will share this expertise to create positive change to this diverse city.”

She discusses a vision for Sydney that prioritises community, culture, and equity, through measures such as affordable housing and career opportunities.

Weldon says: “A Sydney where access to great culture is built into the fabric of the city, with our rich heritage supporting our growing world-class creative industries.”

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