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Councillor Jane Addis

Councillor Jane Addis

Cr Jane Addis, Mayor

  • [email protected]
  • Phone: 9835 7845
  • Office: 9278 4457
  • Mobile: 0409 267 902
  • Post: Private Bag 1, Camberwell VIC 3124

Read the Mayor's blog.

Cr Jane Addis has lived and worked in Canterbury with her husband John and their Great Dane dogs for more than 40 years. She loves the diversity of the people, the trees, gardens and old houses that bring a distinct charm and character to the area.

Jane became a Councillor in 2012 so she could be more involved in the local community and to represent residents. She is particularly passionate about protecting Boroondara from over development and preserving the amenity of our local neighbourhoods.

Jane works as a psychologist, and has a special interest in health and  wellbeing. Her professional qualifications include a Bachelor of Behavioural Science, Graduate Diploma in Educational Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Health Education, Master of Educational Psychology and a Doctor of Public Health.

Jane is the Mayor for 2018-2019.

Memberships and associations

  • Animals Australia

Council committees

  • Management Performance Review Committee
  • Budget Process Review Working Group
  • Balwyn Community Centre Steering Committee
  • Canterbury Community Hub Steering Committee
  • Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Advisory Group
  • Communications Committee
  • Boroondara Customer First Councillor Steering Committee
  • Boroondara Public Health and Wellbeing Plan Advisory Committee
  • Town Hall Gallery Collection Advisory Committee
  • Creating an Age Friendly Boroondara Reference Group
  • Boroondara - Swinburne University of Technology Collaborative Panel

External management committees

  • Boroondara Cares

Hobbies and interests

My two Great Danes, walking, gardening, sewing, design, home renovation, learning, travel and card games

Maling Ward newsletter

Read the December 2018 edition

Read the July 2018 edition

Read the April 2018 edition

History of Maling Ward

Maling Ward takes its name from the road beside Canterbury Railway Station which ran through a large property owned by the Logan family.

The area originally had four names due to various subdivisions. Councillor Mercy suggested that long-term Councillor and three-time Mayor, John Butler Maling be honoured in 1899, with a final section renamed in 1908.

The Maling Road part of the Canterbury Shopping Centre slowly became more important than Canterbury Road. By World War I, the two-storey row of shops, a theatre and hall and then the de-licensing of the large Canterbury Hotel increased the area's importance.

The area is now recognised and protected by Council as an important tourist precinct.

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