Our Writers

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A background in senior News and Current Affairs management, political reporter, ABC foreign correspondent, war correspondent, communications advisor for not-for-profits in Asia and the Pacific, communications director of the Noosa de-amalgamation campaign. Editor of Noosa Matters.
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30 posts
Mayor of Noosa 1988-1997, and again from 2014-2016 when he led the re-established Noosa Council after heading the de-amalgamation campaign. Former President of the Local Government Association of Queensland. Awarded A.M. for services to Local Government. Manager of the Noosa Matters project.
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26 posts
Former Mayor of Noosa, author, photographer, artist, film-maker, lecturer, musician, social commentator and environmentalist.
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19 posts
Former Group Manager, Corporate Affairs, Australia Post. Director of the David Thomas Foundation 2007 – 2020, a leading Australian environment philanthropy Foundation. Former board member of the Noosa Biosphere Reserve Foundation.
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15 posts
Retired Barrister, former Chairman of the Queensland Building Tribunal, President of Peregian Beach Community Association (PBCA) for many years.
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14 posts
John is a fellow of the Institute of Governance with a wealth of public and private sector experience in government relations and public affairs. Past President of Peregian Beach Community House, and active in several community groups including Zero Emmissions Noosa (ZEN).
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10 posts
Terry Quinn worked in the UK, US, Canada, NZ and Australia as a newspaper editor and publisher. He now writes thrillers. More info: www.terencejquinn.com.au.
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Phil is respected across Noosa (and wider) as a passionate and effective biodiversity expert. With his ‘day job’ running Noosa Landcare, he is an educator and businessman involved in landcare and conservation at local, state and national level.
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5 posts
Well-known for his role in shaping modern Noosa, largely through Noosa Parks Association. The architect and driver of NPA’s Coolum to Cooloola continuous National Park strategy.
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4 posts
Retired secondary school principal and grandmother of three. Passionate advocate for Noosa to maintain and enhance its natural environment for future generations to enjoy.
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Aaron is Noosa Shire Residents & Ratepayers Association Vice-President, Housing Strategy Spokesperson and submission writer. He’s a past Council and State election candidate. Researcher, Petitioner and Volunteer.
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A former Marine Biologist, working for the Queensland Fisheries Department on the Great Barrier Reef, and a long-term environmental activist. She is currently Secretary of the Cooroy Area Residents Association.
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Phil Jarratt is a journalist, author, publisher and film-maker with more than 50 years experience in Australian and international media. He has lived in Noosa for 32 years and currently writes for Noosa Today. His most recent book is Place of Shadows, The History of Noosa, which is available for purchase at philjarratt.com
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Kerry is a former PR executive, content writer, digital marketer, and creator of ebooks relating to her craft, she is currently working on two works of non-fiction. More info: kerryfinchwriting.com/about
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