Brad Pettitt

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Brad Pettitt
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Pettitt in 2013
Member-elect of the Western Australian Legislative Council for South Metropolitan
Assuming office
22 May 2021
SucceedingVarious
Mayor of Fremantle
Assumed office
October 2009
Preceded by Peter Tagliaferri
Personal details
Born (1972-07-14) 14 July 1972 (age 48)
NationalityAustralian
Political party Greens WA

Bradley Pettitt (born 14 July 1972) is an Australian politician, who has been Mayor of Fremantle in Western Australia since 2009. [1] At the 2021 state election, Pettitt was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council as the sole member of the Greens Western Australia in the state upper house. [2] [3]

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References

  1. "Freo continues to go Green". PerthNow. 17 October 2009. Retrieved 6 April 2021.
  2. Hondros, Nathan (7 April 2020). "Freo mayor Brad Pettitt endorsed as part of Greens dream team to tackle next election". WAtoday. Retrieved 6 April 2021.
  3. "Legalise Cannabis wins second seat in shock WA Upper House election result as Greens reduced to single seat". ABC News. 6 April 2021. Retrieved 6 April 2021.
Civic offices
Preceded by
Peter Tagliaferri
Mayor of Fremantle
2009–present
Incumbent