Arron Wood heads odds to become Melbourne’s next Lord Mayor

Posted by on 5/2/2018
Filled in: Political

Deputy Lord Mayor Arron Wood has opened as the $1.90 favourite to become Melbourne’s next Lord Mayor according to Sportsbet.

The online bookmaker has Wood leading the race ahead of Olivia Ball ($5.00) and Phil Cleary ($8.00).

Some well know personalities also feature in the market including Jeff Kennett ($16) and Eddie McGuire ($34).

“Wood is the obvious leading contender for the role according to the betting but there could be a surprise in store,’’ said’s Will Byrne.

Market courtesy of

Next Melbourne Lord Mayor

$1.90   Arron Wood

$5.00   Olivia Ball

$8.00   Phil Cleary

$10      Ken Ong

$12      John So

$16      Jeff Kennett

$21      Garry Morgan

$34      Eddie McGuire

$51      Ron Hunt

$64      Anthony Van Der Craats

$81      Denis Napthine

$101    Mick Molloy