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Councillor Details

Philip curr

Cr Philip Curr (Mayor)

Phone: (07) 4746 4223 or 0417 543 529
Email: mayor@mckinlay.qld.gov.au
Council Portfolio: Roads and Governance

Philip has lived in the district all his life apart from going to boarding school, a few trips overseas and working on other cattle properties.

The cattle industry has been the main part and focus of his life. He lives on Arizona Station with his wife Tania and their 3 girls, Charli, Chloe and Mackenzie. Philip has been the president of Saxby Roundup for 11 years and in his spare time likes to read and go to a few campdrafts.

Janene fegan

Cr Janene Fegan

Phone: 0429 468 485
Email: janene.fegan@mckinlay.qld.gov.au
Council Portfolio: Health, Tourism and Economic Development
Background:

Born in Cairns, Janene was raised in Hawaii and lived and worked throughout Queensland. After completing her nursing training in Mackay in 1990 she briefly worked at the Townsville General Hospital before travelling and working overseas. Janene moved to Julia Creek in 1992 to take up a Registered Nurses position at the Julia Creek Hospital. It was here that she met her husband Trevor, a local electrician, originally from Milgery Station near McKinlay.   Prior to having children she also worked part-time at Richmond Hospital and casually as a barmaid at all the Julia Creek watering holes. Janene lived on the family property for 8 years before moving back to Julia Creek. Janene has four young adult children Calem, Riley, Jesse and Macey. Most of Janene’s time is taken up managing their electrical/refrigeration and tyre business, occasional shifts at the hospital and renovating houses.

Over the years she has been involved with several committees and community services and currently involved with The Health Advisory Committee, the CAN (Community Advisory Network) Committee, The Julia Creek Dirt and Dust Festival and volunteers for Meals on Wheels. Janene enjoys being able to give back to her community and has learned a lot from her different roles. Her hobbies include travelling, water skiing, swimming, fishing, cooking and reading when she has time.


Shauna royes

Cr Shauna Royes

Phone: 0427 467 666
Email: shauna.royes@mckinlay.qld.gov.au
Council Portfolio: Community Services, Economic Development and Tourism
Background:

Shauna was born in Julia Creek and raised on Shire properties such as Dalgonally, Canobie, Millungera and 6 years at Burleigh Station north of Richmond.  Schooling consisted of primary correspondence in Brisbane to then completing high school studies at the Julia Creek State School. Shauna has worked in the stock and station industry most of her life and currently is employed by Booth Rural Julia Creek branch.

Shauna has always been passionate about the community and contributing in way of serving on committees and clubs such as the Julia Creek Rodeo Association, Julia Creek Campdraft, Isolated Children and Parents Association, QCWA  and currently the president of the Julia Creek Pony Club.

Shauna lives with her partner Jim and has a daughter Rachel who is currently attending the conservatorium of music at Griffith University and spends any free time with family, friends and a menagerie of animals.

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Cr John Lynch

Phone: 0428 468 797
Email: john.lynch@mckinlay.qld.gov.au
Council Portfolio: Environmental Management and Regulatory Services.
Background:

More info coming soon.

  • Register of Interests of a Councillor - John Lynch (PDF)
  • Councillor Conduct Register - John Lynch (PDF)

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Cr Tim Pratt

Phone: 0427 467 232
Email: tim.pratt@mckinlay.qld.gov.au
Council Portfolio: Roads
Background:

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