Dominic lives in Kalang with his family and has served the Shire as a Councillor for the past 4 years. During this time he has gained valuable understanding of how Council operates, as well as the challenges facing Shire residents. He has consistently stood for honesty and transparency, and advocated for community needs.

Dominic is a teacher (with a BSc in Resource Environmental Management) and a carers advisor, and has been the Convenor for the Mid North Coast Greens for the last six years. A keen sportsman, Dominic played 200 rugby union games for Parramatta and is currently an U16 soccer coach.

Dominic has served as the chairperson of Council’s Environmental and Sustainability Advisory Committee and represented Council on the Youth Hub Management Committee, the Bush Fire Management Advisory Committee and the Bellingen Shire Koala Plan Working Group.

“I firmly believe that a Council based on grassroots democracy with a high level of community participation is the only way to confront the many challenges we face.”