Elected in 2017 Cr Meldrum grew up and was educated in Manjimup where her family were original settlers. Julia’s family has resided and holidayed in Augusta, Flinders Bay and Margaret River for over 90 years. She is a married mother of two young children and has lived in Cowaramup since 2001.
Julia served as Deputy Shire President from 2017 until October 2019. She was re-elected as a Councillor in October 2021 and her term will expire in October 2025. Julia has a background in agriculture, auditing, hospitality and bookkeeping, and has also studied viticulture.
Julia is actively involved in various community sporting groups across the Shire, having held positions of treasurer, registrar and president on various committees of these groups. Julia has also lived overseas and speaks several languages.
Julia's Term Expires