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Rachel Chambers

Rachel Chambers


Councillor Rachel Chambers brings a positive and enthusiastic  approach to the North Burnett. Rachel is well skilled in business and education and passionate about people.

Committed to leading a proactive council she is excited about the opportunity to encourage the people of the region and the region itself to reach their full potential.

Rachel welcomes any suggestions, advice, complaints and ideas from the public as she is your voice and works for you.


The Mayor’s Blog

Community: Do We Understand It?

Question one of the Ten Hardest Questions in Local Government, according to the LGAQ. I’m going to challenge myself by addressing the ten hardest questions in Local Government (according to the LGAQ – Local Government Association QLD), one by one. But I also want to...

Legislation passed for container refund scheme

Mayor's Desk - 22 February 2018 When I was a child growing up in the suburbs of Brisbane, I yearned for the day Queensland joined South Australia with their container refund scheme. Finishing a bottle of soft drink and having that 10c return label (only valid in South...

The joy of soaking rain

Mayor's Desk - 8 February 2018 Amid the joy which the welcome relief of the soaking rain brought to us all last week, you will find Councillors and roads staff silently holding their breath, waiting to see what damage may be done this time. Fortunately, this rain was...

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