FAQ

FAQ

Local government decisions affect our experience of everyday life. Make sure you get your questions answered and vote for a Councillor you can count on.

Which suburbs are in division 6?

The new Division 6 includes Benowa, Bundall, Ashmore and Southport. To find out if you are in the new Division 6 see map. The new Division boundaries were confirmed by the Electoral Commission of Queensland on the 9th August 2019.

What is Brooke's background and experience?

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Brooke has an exemplary track record, in both a voluntary and professional capacity. Brooke has decades of voluntary service in not-for-profit organisations, including chairing Benowa State School’s P&C through its transformation, and being a non-executive director of Australia’s Chamber of Commerce (HK). 

Brooke has over 20 years experience in financial services, placing her in good stead for prudent fiscal management for our city. Brooke is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, well trained in the matters of good governance that are so important for a Councillor. She is currently director of a company that assists financial advisers and accountants to comply with the new requirements of the Royal Banking Commission.

Brooke has a Bachelor of Business degree and achieved very high marks in her postgraduate tax law studies at Sydney Law School. Needless to say, Brooke is well placed to manage the complexities and demands of being a Councillor for the City of the Gold Coast.

 

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