The City's Motto Is "Vires Acquirit Eundo" Meaning "She Gathers Strength As She Goes."


Sally Capp is the 104th Lord Mayor of the City of Melbourne and was also the first woman to hold the post of Agent-General for Victoria in the UK, Europe and Israel. She has also served as the CEO for the Committee for Melbourne and COO of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

This woman is Dynamic, Passionate, Driven and committed to her role as Lord Mayor.

Sally began her career as a Solicitor, after completing Law (Hons) and Commerce degrees at the University of Melbourne. Sally has held senior roles at both KPMG and ANZ, and she took the small business she co-founded to the ASX. Most recently she was Victorian Executive Director of the Property Council of Australia.

A passionate Magpies supporter, in 2004 Sally made history as the first female board member of Collingwood FC. She is involved in a number of charities, currently sitting on the board of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, the Mary Jane Lewis Scholarship Foundation and the Melbourne University Faculty of Business and Economics. Sally is portfolio lead for City Transport, Infrastructure and Operations, and Aboriginal Melbourne.