Elected Councillors

MacDonnell Regional Council has twelve elected members from its four wards. Council members elect their President and Deputy President (principal members) from the twelve member Council.

Following the general election held 28 August 2021 Councillors of the fourth MacDonnell Regional Council were elected in each of the four wards. Results of elections are declared by the Territory Electoral Commission. Full details of the election results are available at: NTEC MacDonnell Regional Council General Election Results 2021. The chronology of elected councillors will be updated as photos or the newly-elected Councillors become available. 

View chronology of elected councillors since 2008

  • President Roxanne Kenny

    Ljirapinta Ward

    Roxanne Kenny was first elected to Council in 2008. During the second council she was appointed as Council President. Roxanne can be contacted by email: roxanne.kenny(at)macdonnell.nt.gov.au or via her local Hermannsburg Council office.

  • Deputy President Dalton McDonald

    Luritja Pintubi Ward

    Dalton McDonald was first elected to Council in 2017. He was appointed as Council Deputy President in 2021. Dalton can be contacted by email: dalton.mcdonald(at)macdonnell.nt.gov.au or via his local Papunya Council office.

  • Councillor Abraham Poulson

    Iyarrka Ward

    Abraham Poulson was elected to Council in 2021 to represent the Iyarrka Ward. Abraham can be contacted by email: abraham.poulson(at)macdonnell.nt.gov.au or via his local Areyonga Council office.

  • Councillor Marlene Abbott

    Iyarrka Ward

    Marlene Abbott was elected to Council in 2008 and re-elected to represent Iyarrka Ward in 2012 and 2017. Marlene can be contacted by email: marlene.abbott(at)macdonnell.nt.gov.au or via her local Docker River Council office.

  • Councillor Bobby Abbott

    Ljirapinta Ward

    Bobby Abbott was elected to Council in 2021 to represent the Ljirapinta Ward. Bobby can be contacted by email: bobby.abbott(at)macdonnell.nt.gov.au or via his local Wallace Rockhole Council office.

  • Councillor Mark Inkamala

    Ljirapinta Ward

    Mark Inkamala was elected to Council in 2019 in a by-election to represent Ljirapinta Ward. Mark can be contacted by email: mark.inkamala(at)macdonnell.nt.gov.au or via his local Hermannsburg Council office.

  • Councillor Jason Minor

    Luritja Pintubi Ward

    Jason Minor was elected to Council in 2021 to represent the Luritja Pintubi Ward. Jason can be contacted by email: jason.minor(at)macdonnell.nt.gov.au or via his local Mt Liebig Council office.

  • Councillor Peter Turner

    Luritja Pintubi Ward

    Peter Turner was elected to Council in 2021 to represent Luritja Pintubi Ward. Peter can be contacted by email: peter.turner(at)macdonnell.nt.gov.au or via his local Mt Liebig Council office.

  • Councillor Annie Young

    Rodinga Ward

    Annie Young was elected to Council in 2020 in a by-election to represent Rodinga Ward. Annie can be contacted by email: annie.young(at)macdonnell.nt.gov.au or via her local Santa Teresa Council office.

  • Councillor Lisa Sharman

    Rodinga Ward

    Lisa Sharman was elected to Council in 2021 to represent the Rodinga Ward. Lisa can be contacted by email: lisa.sharman(at)macdonnell.nt.gov.au or via her local Titjikala Council office.

  • Councillor Lynette Ellis

    Rodinga Ward

    Lynette Ellis was elected to Council in 2017 to represent the Rodinga Ward. Lynette can be contacted by email: lynette.ellis(at)macdonnell.nt.gov.au or via her local Amoonguna Council office.

  • Councillor Patrick Allen

    Rodinga Ward

    Patrick Allen was elected to Council in 2021 to represent Rodinga Ward. Patrick can be contacted by email: patrick.allen(at)macdonnell.nt.gov.au or via his local Finke Council office.