Mayor – Longreach Regional Council
Cr Rayner is a proud Longreach local having completed his primary and secondary education in Longreach before completing his tertiary qualifications at University of Queensland (Queensland Agricultural College).
Mayor – Barcaldine Regional Council
Mayor - Barcoo Shire Council
Mayor Sally O’Neil was born and raised in Longreach before going away for her secondary education.
Mayor – Blackall-Tambo Regional Council
Andrew Martin is the Mayor of Blackall-Tambo Regional Council having been elected at the 2016 local government elections. Andrew is well known through agribusiness and agri-politics given the many roles he has been involved in over the years.
Mayor – Boulia Shire Council
Eric (Rick) Britton and his photographer wife Ann, own and operate cattle breeding enterprises in Queensland’s North West. Residing just outside of Boulia at Goodwood Station, Rick is a long-‐term member of that region. Rick’s grandmother and father were born in Boulia and Rick and Ann have two children, Thomas and Claire.
David Arnold is the CEO of RAPAD, a position he has now held since 2003. Through RAPADs administration of the Rural Financial Counseling Service, David is also the CEO of Rural Financial Counseling Service North Qld.