Salim Mehajer burst into the limelight with an extravagant wedding to his bride Aysha last year. Since then he has remained in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.
Check out our timeline recounting the highlights and lowlights of Salim Mehajer's year in the news.
Cr Mehajer has repeatedly fronted courts – on the offence and defence. One time he was required to make representation before three courts in one day. Aysha has been to court with him and to defend her own concerns.
Then there was the once-in-a-generation interview he gave to Channel 9, declaring that he might become a “superstar” and perhaps Prime Minister.
Recently he was dealt the double blow of a four month suspension from civic duty for failing to declare interests before council votes and notice that Auburn council as a whole may be suspended.
Relive it with us through this interactive timeline: