Councillor Mickitja Onus was officially sworn in as an elected member for the Kakadu Ward on the West Arnhem Regional Council at an ordinary council meeting on Tuesday, 10 October 2023.
During the meeting, Cr Onus read aloud and signed the Declaration of Office which was countersigned by acting chief executive officer Jessie Schaecken.
West Arnhem Regional Council Mayor Matthew Ryan congratulated Cr Onus on being sworn into council and said he is a passionate representative for his community.
“Myself and fellow councillors welcome Cr Onus and look forward to working alongside him to advocate for better outcomes for our region,” Mayor Ryan said.
Cr Onus was elected by at the 2023 Kakadu Ward by-election which was officially declared on Friday, 22 September 2023.