Councillor Anthony Patterson

Deputy Mayor

Deputy Mayor Anthony Patterson is a Kempsey resident and business owner. He was elected to Council in 2012.

Photo of Councillor Anthony Patterson

Elected to Council: September 2012

Residency: Resident of Kempsey

Occupation: Business owner of Patterson Glass


  • Resident
  • Business owner and director
  • Tradesman
  • 2010 Businessman of the Year

Personal interests

  • Member of the 1987 Australian Dragon Boat team, winning world titles in New Zealand
  • Motor sport: competing in hillclimb car racing, Khanacross and drag racing
  • Swimming
  • Soccer
  • Fishing
  • Water skiing

How long in the shire?

Anthony was born and educated in Kempsey and lived in Sydney for five years. He travelled the world for a year before returning to the Macleay and starting his own business 22 years ago.


Married for 21 years, three children


  • Kempsey Chamber of Commerce
  • Local Traffic Committee
  • NSW Business Chamber
  • Australian Glass and Glazing Association
  • Kempsey Sporting Car Club