Cr. Simon Richardson

Mayor (leave of absence granted by resolution until early May 2019)

Simon has been a Councillor of Byron Shire Council since March 2008 and the Mayor since September 2012.


Simon is a resident of Federal. He is married with two children. His goal is to support the youth of the Shire to have a voice and a place within the overall vision of the Shire. With many challenges ahead, he is determined to provide leadership to ensure our Shire truly embraces sustainable living, working and social practises, while embracing the diverse and unique cultural flavour of the area.

Committee Memberships

Alternate Delegate Memberships

  • Suffolk Park Community Hall Board of Management