Jane Lomax-Smith

78th Lord Mayor of Adelaide

Born in the United Kingdom in 1950, Jane Lomax-Smith moved to Australia and received a PhD from the University of Adelaide in 1985. Lomax-Smith first entered into the public office in 1991 and served as Lord Mayor of Adelaide from 1997 to 2000. In 2002 she was elected for the seat of Adelaide in the House of Assembly and held this position until 2010. 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.