The results of the Newcastle City Council Election have been declared, with plenty of fresh faces in the Council Chamber.

The final results show 4 Liberal, 4 Labor, 2 Green and 2 Independent councillors, as weel as Independent Lord Mayor Jeff McCloy.

The last two remaining seats went down to the wire, and were awarded to Independent Andrea Rufo and Therese Doyle of the Greens.
Councillor Rufo says he will pursue the bests interest of the commuity and wont be caught playing party politics.

“The councils main priority should be to work together for the good of the community.” He said.

The council will have its first meeting on October 9.