Bob OBrienBorn and raised on the Central Highlands, Bob lived on his family's sheep, cattle & grain property south of Capella. He started his Local Government career with the Peak Downs Shire in 1982 as a cadet clerk.

In 1994, after completing 12-and-a-half years at Peak Downs, Bob and his wife moved from Capella so he could take up the position of Deputy CEO with the Cloncurry Shire. In 1997, Bob was appointed to the Jericho Shire as CEO.

From there Bob has spent five-and-a-half-years at Longreach Regional Council, Consulting with PIB and a number of other Councils, specifically in the finance and management area, before beginning with Barcoo Shire in October 2010.

Bob is married to Gillian and they have two children.

Please forward any correspondence for the CEO to:

Attn: Cheif Executive Officer
PO Box 14
6 Perkins Street
Jundah, QLD 4736