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Councillor Krista Adams


Councillor Krista Adams

Councillor Krista Adams

Brisbane City Council, Australia


Krista Adams was elected as Councillor for the Ward of Wishart in 2008, and since 2010, has held a variety of senior management roles. Initially taking on the role of Chair of Council, she has been a Civic Cabinet Chair for Lifestyle, Finance and Economic Development and then Public and Active Transport Economic and Tourism Development.

Electoral boundary changes in 2016 mean Krista now represents the Holland Park Ward. Following the 2020 Council election, she was reappointed as Deputy Mayor and became the Chair of the City Planning and Economic Development Committee.

With recent portfolio changes, Krista was appointed as the Civic Cabinet Chair for Economic Development and the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Committee. On World AIDS Day 2022, Krista signed the Paris Declaration on Fast Track Cities to end the HIV pandemic by 2030 on behalf of the Brisbane City Council.

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