Our Councillors

Mayor Samantha O'Toole

Cr Samantha O'Toole

MAYOR

Mobile: 0428 887 100
Email: samantha.o'toole@balonne.qld.gov.au

Cr O’Toole was elected to Council in March 2016 and elected Mayor in March 2020.

Representing Townships:

  • Dirranbandi

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Councillor Richard Lomman

Cr Richard Lomman

DEPUTY MAYOR

Mobile: 0427 791 748
Email: richard.lomman@balonne.qld.gov.au

Cr Lomman was elected to Council in March 2020.

Representing Townships:

  • Nindigully

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Councillor Rod Avery

Cr Rod Avery

Mobile: 0428 254 464
Email: rod.avery@balonne.qld.gov.au

Cr Avery was elected to Council in March 2020. He had previously served on Balonne Shire Council from 2012 to 2016.

Representing Townships:

  • Mungindi

  • Dirranbandi

Register of Interests

Councillor Robyn Fuhrmeister

Cr Robyn Fuhrmeister

Mobile: 0417 193 504
Home: (07) 4625 5168
Email: robyn.fuhrmeister@balonne.qld.gov.au

Cr Robyn Fuhrmeister was re-elected to Council in March 2016. 2020 marks her 25th year of service to the Balonne Shire.

Representing Townships:

  • Mungindi

  • Bollon

  • Hebel

Register of Interests

Councillor Scott Scriven

Cr Scott Scriven

Mobile: 0458 253 898
Email: scott.scriven@balonne.qld.gov.au

Cr Scott Scriven was elected to Council in March 2016 and re-elected in March 2020.

Representing Townships:

  • Thallon

  • Nindigully

Register of Interests

Cr Alex Benn

Cr Alex Benn

Mobile: 0427 536 878

Email: alex.benn@balonne.qld.gov.au

Cr Alex Benn was elected to Council in November 2022. 

Representing Townships:

  • Thallon

  • Nindigully

Register of Interests

Councillor Bill Winks

Cr Bill Winks

Mobile: 0407 256 160
Home: (07) 4625 6169
Email: bill.winks@balonne.qld.gov.au

Cr Bill Winks was elected to Council in March 2020.

Representing Townships:

  • Hebel

  • Bollon

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Councillor Complaint Register

This is a record of the complaints against Councillors which have been reviewed by the Office of Independent Assessor.

Councillor Complaint Register