Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Councillors Councillors

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has seven elected councillors who represent residents.

The mayor is elected by all residents, while the other six councillors represent a division of the region and are elected by the residents in their division.

The latest local government elections were held in March 2020. Declaration of the new Council for 2020 - 2024 was made on 18 April 2020.

Council holds elections every four years. Voting is compulsory for all residents who are Australian citizens over 18 years of age.




Cr Mark Nolan

Major Projects

0400 440 837
Cr Nolan's Biography

Division 1


Cr Barry Barnes

Deputy Mayor

Asset Sustainability

0475 621 983
Cr Barnes' Biography

Division 2


Cr Teresa Millwood

Waste Management & Waste Management Innovation

0475 735 005
Cr Millwood's Biography

Division 3


Cr Trudy Tschui

Community and Culture

0457 145 983
Cr Tschui's Biography

Division 4


Cr Nicholas Pervan

Planning & Regional Development

0457 540 200
Cr Pervan's Biography

Division 5


Cr Jeff Baines

Governance, Environment & Finance

0438 354 427
Cr Baines' Biography


Division 6


Cr Kylie Farinelli

Economic Development & Tourism

0459 841 886
Cr Farinelli's Biography


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Councillor Register of Interests page

Councillor Conduct Register
The purpose of the Councillor Conduct Register is to record the decisions/outcomes of investigations made against Councillors under Chapter 5A of the Local Government Act 2009.


Find out your councillor, and which division you're in


If you would like to write to a councillor, please address your correspondence to the specific councillor at: Cassowary Coast Regional Council Chambers, 70 Rankin St, PO Box 887, Innisfail Qld 4860. Click here to view the Expenses Reimbursement for Councillors Policy adopted 14 May 2020.