Councillor June Barton OAM JP

Bicton - Attadale - Alfred Cove Ward


An experienced manager of cost-effective childrens services, most recently as Childrens Services Manager for the City of Cockburn, I am professionally qualified in nursing, public health and social work.

Professional Experience

June is professionally qualified in nursing, public health and social science with qualifications from Southampton University, Victoria University of Wellington and The Royal London, Queen Charlotte's, and Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospitals.

June has served on a variety of public advisory bodies and professional bodies and worked effectively with government, political, social, cultural, and commercial organisations. She was founder and is currently Patron of Melville Cares, served as Mayor of Melville for two terms, was a member of the Fremantle Cemetery Board, and is a Freeman of the City of Melville. She received the ceremonial Key of Hyogo Prefecture in Japan for her support for exchange between the Cities of Melville and Takarazuka.

June has been a Justice of the Peace since 1989. Her local government and community contributions were acknowledged the Medal of the Order of Australia, and she was named Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International, supported by all the Rotary Clubs in the City of Melville: Applecross, Attadale, Booragoon, Leeming, and Melville. 


June's interests and activities are centered on people and their activities, assisting members of local, state, national and international communities. She is Honorary Life Member of Melville Community Arts Association and Patron of the Melville Theatre Company. She was State Council Member of Girl Guides Association Western Australia and member of Western Australian Children's Advisory Council for several years. She initiated and chaired a Multicultural Advisory Committee that developed an access and equity policy for City of Melville, obtaining Federal Government funding to survey multicultural needs in Melville.

As well as spending as much time she can with her family, particularly her three grandchildren, June likes travelling to interesting and unusual places, including observing total solar eclipses in the Libyan desert, on Easter Island, and on the Great Barrier Reef.

June enjoys her role as one of your local Councillors and is always available to assist you.




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