I WAS born in Grafton Base Hospital in 1973, my wife Leonie and I live at Coutts Crossing.

I was educated at both St Josephs primary South Grafton and Coutts Crossing Public schools.

I Then became school captain at Coutts Crossing and then attended Catherine McAuley High School.

I was awarded the Young Citizen of Nymboida Shire Council in 1987 for my dedication to community.

I was first elected to Clarence Valley Council in 2005 and re-elected in 2008 and have the hon- our of being mayor since 2008.

I am also employed as the breakfast announcer with Radio 2GF Grafton where I have been employed since 1991.

My interests include my family; whom live in the Clarence Valley, sporting interests include playing cricket (indoor and outdoor), squash, tennis and golf. I also enjoy watching the local rugby, rugby league and the NRL.
 

Platform

Should I be fortunate to be re-elected, I again will seek the position of mayor.

As a matter of urgency I will deliver a review of the Clarence Valley economic development plan. I will be formulating a working party to look at the challenges that we face and work on practical achievable solutions.

I have been the chair of the Pacific Highway Taskforce for the past four years and I will continue to be an advocate for the highway upgrades, this should be the number one infrastructure project by the State and Federal Government and will be a huge investment in the Clarence Valley, a once-in-a-lifetime investment and should be fast tracked now to deliver jobs.

I will work to ensure the council is financially sustainable and will review the council structure ensuring savings are being made while increasing service levels.
 



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