Karress Rhodes Bio

Councillor Karress Rhodes

Councillor Karress Rhodes JP

Councillor Karress Rhodes has lived in and around Liverpool since 1974 and has been involved with Liverpool City Council in various ways since the 1980s.  Karress has served on the boards of numerous Liverpool Community Organisations and has run her own business since 1977 including publishing a Liverpool community magazine.


Karress has a Local Government Executive Certificate, Engineering and Survey Drafting, Graphic Art and Marketing qualifications.  Karress is not a member of any major political party and is passionate about Council engaging and collaborating with the community.


Karress has served and or still serves Council in the following positions:;

Councillor Representative:  Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) since 2016

WSROC: Treasurer (elected 2018)

Council Representative and Chair: Intermodal Precinct Committee

Councillor Representative and Chair: Eastern District Forum

Councillor Representative: Companion Animals Committee

Councillor Representative: Environment Advisory Committee (EAC)

Councillor Representative: Tourism Events and CBD Committee

Councillor Representative: Access Committee

Councillor Representative: Heritage Advisory Committee

Councillor Representative: Civic Advisory Committee

Councillor Representative: South West Sydney Academy of Sport

Councillor Representative: South West Sydney Planning Panel

Councillor Attendee: Audit Risk and Advisory Committee

Councillor Attendee: Liverpool Pedestrian Active Transport and Traffic Committee

Councillor Attendee: Rural District Forum

Councillor Attendee: Liverpool Community Safety and Crime Prevention Advisory Committee