Seven News sports presenter and Telethon host Basil Zempilas is the new Perth Lord Mayor elect.
Zempilas, who is a former Weekend Sunrise presenter, last night fending off competition from mayoral hopeful Di Bain.
The father of 3 led with a campaign to “reboot Perth’s heart.”
Last week he confirmed he would depart 6PR Breakfast, owned by Nine Entertainment. A date for that departure has not been announced.
Meanwhile there’s another big weekend ahead this week, with a two day Telethon taking place from the Crown Theatre.