Dr Jane Lomax-Smith AM

78th Lord Mayor of Adelaide

Born in the United Kingdom, Jane Lomax-Smith moved to Australia and received a PhD in Immunology from the University of Adelaide in 1985. She first entered politics in 1991 as an Adelaide City Councillor with a further two terms as Lord Mayor from 1997 to 2000. Lomax-Smith was elected to South Australian Parliament as a member of the House of Assembly from 2002 until 2010. At various times in these eight years, she served as Minister for Education and Minister for the City of Adelaide. Lomax-Smith was made a Member of the Order of Australia for her service to Parliament and the community of South Australia in 2013. She was once again elected Lord Mayor of Adelaide in late 2022.