Councillor for the City of Melbourne
”I'm a Kensington local and I love living in such a diverse and vibrant community. I care about making Melbourne as fair and inclusive as it can be and stand for open and transparent local government.”
First elected to the Melbourne City Council in 2008, Dr Cathy Oke has over 20 years’ experience in the sustainability sector. Cr Oke currently works at the Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Research Hub, based at the University of Melbourne. At the City of Melbourne, Cr Oke is Chair of the Future Melbourne (Transport) Committee, Deputy Chair of the Future Melbourne (Environment) Committee and represents Council on the Regional and Global committees of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability. A resident of the City of Melbourne for more than 30 years, Cathy is committed to supporting programs which enable a safe, vibrant and creative municipality.