Service to the Community

Keith’s service to community organisations over the years:

  • President Kingaroy and District Meals on Wheels Inc. (significant kitchen upgrade and amalgamation with Yarraman/Blackbutt and Nanango Meals on Wheels)
  • Committee of Management SBcare – Vice PresidentCommunity4
  • Committee of Management CTC
  • President Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • South Burnett Community Network – Member
  • Member Kingaroy State High School Performing Arts Complex
  • St John’s Lutheran Church and Committee Member / Treasurer and Chairman
  • Patron Australian Pensioner and Superannuants League – Kingaroy Branch
  • Patron Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia – South Burnett Branch
  • Member South Queensland Institute of TAFE Board of Management
  • Kingaroy Rotary Club
  • Centacare South Burnett
  • Wide Bay Burnett Area Consultative Committee
  • President Parents and Citizens Association Kingaroy State High School
  • President – Orana Homes for the Aged
  • Member St Aubyn’s Community Hospital
  • 1972 – RCommunity3otary exchange member for Rotary International spending eight weeks to study tour to Arizona
  • Secretary – Burnett District Council Queensland Graingrowers Association
  • Secretary – Foundation Committee J Bjelke-Petersen Research Station
  • 1991 –Named Citizen of the Year by Kingaroy Shire Council
  • 1993 – Rotary Businessman of the Year award
  • 2012 – Awarded Paul Harris Fellow
  • Served on State Committees for Youth and Aged Care with Luther Church (Qld District)Community1
  • Kingaroy Australia Day Event Organiser
  • Member – Kingaroy Christmas Carnival Committee

Keith’s contributions to council (community):

  • 2014 received 15 year Service Medal from State President Margaret De Wit
  • Member- WBBROC Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils
  • Member – Audit Committee
  • Council portfolios including Finance, Planning and Land Management, Disaster Management, Traffic Advisory Committee, South Burnett Directions Agricultural Sub-CommitteeCommunity2
  • Member – South Burnett Healthy Communities Committee
  • Member – Kingaroy Police Consultative Committee
  • Councils Representative to Chambers of Commerce
  • President BIEDO (Burnett Inland Economic Development Organisation)


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