Lord Mayor's Annual Address


From: Wednesday November 6, 2019, 12:30 pm

To: Wednesday November 6, 2019, 2:00 pm

Sally Capp was elected Lord Mayor of Melbourne in May 2018, the first woman to be directly elected as Lord Mayor. She chairs the Major Projects portfolio and the Major Events portfolio.

​Sally was also the first woman to hold the post of Agent-General for Victoria in the UK, Europe and Israel. She has also served as the CEO for the Committee for Melbourne and COO of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Sally began her career as a Solicitor, after completing Law (Hons) and Commerce degrees at the University of Melbourne.

Sally has held senior roles at both KPMG and ANZ, and she took the small business she co-founded to the ASX. Most recently she was Victorian Executive Director of the Property Council of Australia.

A passionate Magpies supporter, in 2004 Sally made history as the first female board member of Collingwood FC. She is involved in a number of charities, currently sitting on the board of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, the Mary Jane Lewis Scholarship Foundation and the Melbourne University Faculty of Business and Economics.

She is Council representative on the following committees and bodies:

  • Queen Victoria Market Committee of Trustees - Chairperson
  • Australia-Britain Society (Victoria) Inc. – Victorian Honorary Vice President
  • C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
  • Council of Capital City Lord Mayors
  • Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation – Honorary Patron, Statutory appointment
  • Melbourne Art Trust - Statutory appointment
  • Royal Humane Society of Victoria - Patron
  • Royal Victorian Association of Honorary Justices - Patron
  • Royal Women’s Hospital Foundation - Patron
  • Shrine of Remembrance Trustees – Trustee, statutory appointment
  • Chief Executive Officer Employment Matters Committee
  • Rotary Club of Melbourne, Honorary Member.


Cost: $48 includes 2 course meal and coffee

Drinks available at bar prices.




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Level 35, 25 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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