Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Councils and their members

Queensland Disability Advisory Council

Chair – Mr Brett Casey

Deputy Chair – Ms Anita Veivers, Chair, Far North Queensland Regional Disability Advisory Council

Members

  • Ms Michelle Millar, Chair, North Queensland Regional Disability Advisory Council
  • Mr Steven Krahe, Acting Chair, Central Queensland Regional Disability Advisory Council
  • Mrs Kay Maclean, Chair, North Coast Regional Disability Advisory Council
  • Ms Sharon Boyce, Chair, South West Regional Disability Advisory Council
  • Mr Paul Larcombe, Chair, Brisbane Regional Disability Advisory Council
  • Professor Harry McConnell, Chair, South East Regional Disability Advisory Council
  • Mr Mark Hunter, expert member
  • Ms Carmel Dargan, expert member.

Regional disability advisory councils

Far North Queensland Regional Disability Advisory Council

Chair – Ms Anita Veivers

Members

  • Mr John Millard
  • Mrs Sue Tomasich
  • Ms Rosemary Iloste
  • Mr John O’Brien
  • Mrs Sharon Carter
  • Ms Sandy Kelly
  • Mr Peter Lenoy
  • Mr Arnold Budd

North Queensland Regional Disability Advisory Council

Chair – Ms Michelle Millar

Members

  • Ms Liza Clews
  • Mrs Gillian Costabeber
  • Mrs Sandi Winner
  • Mrs Michelle Fraser
  • Ms Brenda-Anne Parfitt
  • Ms Philippa Allen
  • Dr Thomas Block

Central Queensland Regional Disability Advisory Council

Acting Chair – Mr Steven Krahe 

Members

  • Mr Stuart Brosnan
  • Mrs Kathy Horton
  • Ms Marilyn Gavranovic
  • Mr Ken Parker
  • Ms Patricia Stillman
  • Mr Ted Thorburn
  • Mr John Weir

North Coast Regional Disability Advisory Council

Chair – Mrs Kay Maclean

Members

  • Mrs Jenny Buchanan
  • Mrs Kerrie Green
  • Mr Barry Skinner
  • Mrs Carol Thorne
  • Mrs Leanne Walsh
  • Ms Cathy White

South West Regional Disability Advisory Council

Chair – Ms Sharon Boyce

Members

  • Mrs Barbara Fischer
  • Mr Michael Deutscher
  • Mrs Lois Kelly
  • Mr Jeff Murray
  • Mrs Kerrie Grice
  • Mrs Corina Searchfield
  • Mr Luke Tanks

Brisbane Regional Disability Advisory Council

Chair – Mr Paul Larcombe

Members

  • Mrs Pam Burgess
  • Ms Helene Frayne
  • Mrs Maria Hoogstrate
  • Ms Liz Jeffrey
  • Mr Michael deLacy
  • Ms Wendy Lovelace
  • Mr John Mayo
  • Mr Simon Wright

South East Regional Disability Advisory Council

Chair – Professor Harry McConnell

Members

  • Mr Daniel Bedwell
  • Mrs Phia Damsma
  • Mrs Eva Hallam
  • Mr Robert Hannaford
  • Mrs Helen Steinhardt
  • Miss Savannah Hunt
  • Mr Peter Rhodes
  • Ms Christine Saunders

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