Heart of the Channel Country

Director of Works - Sally O'Neil ONeil

Sally O’Neil started with Barcoo Shire Council in October 2017 and had a successful career on various civil construction projects in South East Queensland and mining infrastructure projects in the Moranbah district as a project engineer with a civil engineering construction company.

Sally has a daughter Louise and husband Brett who is a self employed contractor based in Brisbane.

Sally was born and bred in Longreach and she desired to return to the Central West as she wanted Louise to experience the lifestyle she had as a child.

Sally’s passion is to finalise some key projects e.g. upgrade sports recreational facilities in each of the towns which is desired by the community to improve ratepayers and residents quality of life.

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Director of Corporate Services - Blake RepineBlake Repine07

Blake Repine started with Barcoo Shire Council in July 2019 bringing several years’ experience as a senior executive and non-executive director in medium to large enterprises, across multiple industries, operating nationally and internationally.  Blake’s background includes experience in strategic and operational planning and development, financial and performance management, governance, marketing, human resources, risk management

Blake’s qualifications include a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Diploma in Work Health and Safety, Diploma in Security and Risk Management, Bachelor of Science, Master of Management and Leadership, an MBA, and a Certificate in Disruptive Strategy from Harvard.  Blake is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a graduate of the Company Directors Course, a Fellow with the Institute of Managers and Leaders Australia and New Zealand (IML), and a Certified Professional with the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).   He is also a Director of the Central West Hospital & Health Service, host of the Strategy, Leadership and Impact podcast, a Level 3 (National) Weightlifting Coach and a Queensland Weightlifting Association State Referee.

Blake relocated to Jundah with his wife Shannon and son James so they can enjoy the family oriented lifestyle of Western Queensland. 

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