Thirty-plus years in the Building and Construction industry with over 20 years’ experience as a senior manager involved with securing and delivering major projects across a broad industry sector throughout Australia. Experienced in engineering, construction, manufacturing, procurement, commercial and contract management, staff management, and a passion for people development. Having a hands-on background, with project and operational managerial experience, across a wide range of projects and industries has enabled a thorough understanding of the most complex and intricate projects and a track record of launching and delivering successful projects and achieving positive results, with excellent team performance.
Chartered Accountant and Business Advisor, Diploma in Financial Planning
Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders, Executive Director of UHY Haines Norton CQ Pty Ltd, Non-Executive Director of Central Queensland Hospital and Health Services Board, Non-Executive Director of Gladstone Airport Corporation, Non-Executive Director of Gladstone Area Water Board, and an active member in the community holding voluntary roles for various community organisations including Director of Clava Pty Ltd trading as Yaralla Sports Club Inc.
A senior Partner of Macdonalds & Mitchell Lawyers. Bill is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia. Bill specialises in domestic and commercial conveyancing including property development, commercial litigation, commercial and business law.
Bachelor of Commerce - James Cook University; Business School - Columbia University New York; FCPA
Mike has extensive exposure in the sugar, mining and port sectors. He has held senior commercial management positions in these industry sectors and has served in CFO, Company Secretary and Director positions throughout his career. His experience encompasses supply chains, property, information technology, finance, commercial negotiations, project development and customer relations. He has led the commercial aspects of a number of major new projects and has developed successful infrastructure pricing models for major industry. Mike is now semi-retired and currently consults for various businesses
Qualified in Business Management and Quality Internal Auditing, Commissioner of Declarations and Rotarian Paul Harris Fellow. Pauline is the owner/ partner of Welcon Technologies Pty Ltd. Welcon was established in 1998 and is an electrical engineering design specialist delivering customised Electrical Engineering solutions across local Government, Health Services, Mining and Industrial clients throughout Queensland and Australia. Welcon have 3 offices located in Gladstone, Townsville and Brisbane employing 43 employees.
With over 24 years of experience in the industrial sector, Pauline’s portfolio covers, Financial Management, Human Resources, Workplace Health and Safety & Environment and Internal Auditing.
Pauline is passionate about promoting Gladstone and volunteers on a number on community and industrial Boards. Pauline is a Life Member of Gladstone Basketball conducting a Referee Academy to identify, educate and provide a planned pathway to those officials who display interest and potential to progress to an elite level of officiating. Having attended many National Basketball Tournaments and the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Pauline was awarded the 2019 Basketball Queensland Female Official of the Year
Peter Masters is a leading Gladstone Industry figure, having worked for both public and private organisations, in management and purchasing roles. Peter was also previously an elected Councillor of the Gladstone Regional Council. These roles include contract negotiation, project financing, and leadership. Further, Peter has Workplace Health and Safety qualifications extending to training and assessment, rehabilitation, and return to work credentials.
Councillor Kahn Goodluck is the Deputy Mayor of Gladstone Regional Council. He lives in Boyne Island and has three young children. He is a boilermaker by trade and has worked in local industry as well as performing as a musician at events and venues across the region. Having lived in both a city and growing up in Kilkivan, a small country town, he believes the Gladstone Region is the perfect combination of both. It offers the services of a city with the benefits of a country lifestyle – like a safe community and the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors – and is the perfect place to provide a great lifestyle and opportunities for his children. Cr Goodluck has been a union delegate and health and safety representative in construction, and through this work, has honed the valuable art of negotiation and compromise to reach positive outcomes. He believes his working-class background brings a different and valuable perspective to Council. Cr Goodluck is motivated to engage with people throughout the region and ensure everyone gets a fair go. He is passionate about government policy and the impact it has on people’s lives. He is outgoing, determined with a positive attitude and strong work ethic that will serve him well on Council.