City of Onkaparinga
Kaurna Miyurna ithu yailtya purruna, yarta kuma puru martinthi, puru warri-apinthi, puru tangka martulayinthi.
This is what was on the ballot paper for voters to consider. There were 8 condidates for Mayor.
You are on the largest job interview panel in South Australia.
In October, you will get to choose who will be your next Mayor.
I want you to choose me.
My skills, knowledge and integrity equip me to do this job well.
Voting for me, will elect a Mayor who can lead a community, help elected members make quality decisions and have Onkaparinga being talked about for all the right reasons.
In 2019, I received an Australian Honour, an Order of Australia (AM), for my decades of community service to South Australians.
I am bringing my leadership skills and experience to the place that has been my home since the 1990s. I am not going anywhere else.
I know how to weigh up key factors, hear all the voices, not just the loudest ones, and arrive at informed, creative and compassionate decisions.
I have managed multi-million dollar budgets and can bring wisdom and common sense to deliver value for money.
I know how to work with all tiers of government, business and community groups. I have worked from the kitchen table to the cabinet table.
I am a well respected and valued member of State, National and international organisations.
I am an active community member and live in Sellicks Beach with four brown hens.
a place of possibilities,
purpose and participation.
THANK YOU FOR VOTING FOR MOIRA WERE AM
As your Mayor
I will cheer you on, get obstacles out of your way, unleash and unlock possibilities.
I will get the world talking about the City of Onkaparinga ... for the right reasons.
I will be free to fully engage with you to bring our collective dreams to life.
I am not going anywhere.
I will be stepping into this challenging, exciting leadership opportunity with you.
I want us to be able to look our grandchildren in the eye and tell them
we did all we could about climate change and community.
I will be confident, courageous
I will take advice and listen.
I will ask questions.
I will bring people together to dream big and solve problems.
Onkaparinga - a place of possibilities, purpose and participation.
Did you receive a copy of my letter to residents?
Always was always will be Aboriginal land.
With gratitude to Kaurna elders, past, present and emerging.
I live, work and play on unceded land and sea.
I support the Uluru Statement from the Heart. Voice. Treaty. Truth.
Leadership. Transparency. Integrity.
Authorised by M Were, PO Box 7 Sellicks Beach SA 5174