Candidate for Dawson
A former Councillor in the Mackay Regional Council, Frank lead a water services utility known for innovation and excellence.
Frank has spent the past 15 years advocating for the Mackay Region and regional community groups and facilitating State Government partnerships.
Frank was the area manager for Uniting Care Community, Mackay Whitsunday Region.
Frank was Director of the Office of Rural and Regional Communities managing the Blueprint for the Bush program providing rural and regional policy advice to the Queensland State Government from 2007 until 2009.
Public engagement, regional policy and community funding and projects were Frank’s main priorities as Regional Executive Director for the Department of Communities Mackay Whitsunday Region from 2004 until 2007.
Prior to this service Frank was a primary school teacher in local schools.
Frank’s career as a councillor, senior public servant, manager and teacher has given him the experience necessary to make a valuable contribution as a Federal Member of Parliament, particularly by identifying job creation opportunities in Dawson.