Cr Michelle Rich

Shire President - South Ward 0438 252 109

Term Expiry: October 2023

Elected to Council in October 2015, Cr Michelle Rich represents Council on the CEO Employment Committee and Audit, Risk and Governance Committee.

A long-term resident of the Shire, Cr Rich and her husband have raised three children in the region and spent countless hours volunteering in school, sporting and community groups.

With a background in successful small business, Cr Rich brings a solid understanding of new business and environmental issues to the Shire. She is passionate about promoting the Shire as a tourism destination whilst encouraging economically sustainable, environmentally sound developments that protect the character, lifestyle and rural history of the area.

With a vision to create a new sporting and recreation precinct that will support the growing needs of the Shire and encourage a healthy lifestyle, Cr Rich has been working closely with Government and community groups to allocate land and funds to the project.

Above all, Cr Rich is working to ensure that strategic planning underpinned by strong policy creation and implementation is a priority of council to deliver real outcomes through involving, collaborating and empowering engagement with community.

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