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Macarthur Regional Organisation of Councils

Camden, Campbelltown, Wollondilly


MEDIA RELEASE - New Leadership for MACROC

6 November 2008

Campbelltown City Council Councillor Anoulack Chanthivong was last night elected as the new President of MACROC for the next two years.

Cr Anoulack Chanthivong said that he was delighted with his appointment. “I am really looking forward to the challenges of the next two years and continuing to build on MACROC’s achievements to date”. 

“MACROC Member Councils, Camden, Campbelltown and Wollondilly, all share a vision of a strong and vibrant community and agree that a united and regional approach is the best way to achieve better outcomes for all residents in the Macarthur area”, Cr Chanthivong said.

Cr Chanthivong holds a Masters degree in Economics and has been a Councillor since 2004.  He is excited about Macarthur’s future and its potential.  “I have lived in the Macarthur region for 20 years and look forward to working with MACROC’s Board, its staff and the community, to address the challenges that face the region." 

"Lobbying all levels of government for improved transport infrastructure and increasing employment opportunities is vital for our region. Macarthur should be an area where residents can work, live and play”, Cr Chanthivong said.

The new Deputy President is Councillor Judith Hannan from Wollondilly Shire Council.  Cr Hannan is no stranger to MACROC having been a member of the MACROC Board in her former capacity as Mayor of Wollondilly.

Media Contact:

Cr Anoulack Chanthivong
MACROC President

Mobile: 0412 413 377


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