Councillor Rick Baberowski has held the Sunshine Coast Council seat of Division 1 since 2012, holding the portfolios for Transport, the Arts and Heritage. Prior to politics, Rick was a senior planner and coordinator of cultural development in local government for 10 years, delivering a range of award-winning projects. He was a creative industries consultant working for over seven years in a partnership which delivered a wide range of arts and cultural development projects across Queensland including Brisbane, Rockhampton, Mackay, Noosa, Mitchell, Logan, Caboolture, Narangba, Tingalpa and Redlands. He has served on several arts sector boards and policy review panels and was the 2011 recipient of the Gallery and Museums Achievement Award (GAMAA) for individual achievement.
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