Ms Peta Jamieson
Appointed June 26, 2015; Appointed Chair December 15, 2016
Peta has more than 20 years’ experience with the Queensland Government, Brisbane City Council, private sector and the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ).
She has a breadth of both executive and operational experience, and a clear understanding of how government, its policies, and processes work.
Peta led negotiations on behalf of all councils while at the LGAQ for the development of Queensland's first Environmental Protection Act. She also managed the initial formation of the Chief Executive Officers’ Forum, working collaboratively on regional projects as part of the Council of Mayors of South East Queensland.
Peta was a driver of the microeconomic reform of local governments while working for the Queensland Government, with a focus on financial sustainability and capacity-building campaigns for all councils.
Since moving back to the Wide Bay Burnett region, as the director of Luminous Project Services she established her own management consultancy delivering a range of economic development, leadership and advocacy services for the public and private sector.
Peta is a strong advocate for the Bundaberg and Wide Bay Burnett region. She actively works with community, commercial and government bodies such as the Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils, Starfire Solutions and regional councils on a range of local and regional projects and initiatives.
Peta is also a Director on the Gladstone Ports Corporation Board and a member of its Human Resources Committee and Risk Committee.