Alexis Ord

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Alexis Ord
93rd Lord Mayor of Melbourne
In office
Preceded by Trevor Huggard
Succeeded by Winsome McCaughey
Personal details
Nationality Australian

Alexis Ord, also known as Lecki Ord, was Lord Mayor of Melbourne from 1987-1988. She was the first woman to hold that position.[1] Ord has been involved in several community activist groups, such as the Friends of the ABC[2] and the environmental movement.[3]


Ord was an architect by training. Her interests were primarily in planning issues and environmental sustainability.[4]


  1. ^ "Women's Time - Taking Time". Archived from the original on 14 March 2003. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Jonathan Shier Departs". Archived from the original on 21 May 2003. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Lecki Ord: First woman Lord Mayor of the City of Melbourne". Archived from the original on 24 October 2010. Retrieved 23 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Ord, Lecki". Australian Women's Register. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
Preceded by
Trevor Huggard
Lord Mayor of Melbourne
Succeeded by
Winsome McCaughey