The Hamilton Ward comprises the Brisbane northside suburbs of Bowen Hills (north of Montpelier Road), Newstead (north of Longland Street), Albion, Ascot, Clayfield, Hamilton, Hendra, Pinkenba, Kalinga, Hamilton Northshore and Wooloowin (east of Kedron Park Road). It also includes the non-residential areas of Brisbane Airport , Eagle Farm and the northern shore of the Brisbane Port.
Councillor David McLachlan
David has represented the Hamilton Ward since October 2006.
He has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours in Political Science), trained as a journalist and worked for media organisations including the ABC, Network Seven and Southern Cross Broadcasting. He has worked for Qantas Airways, the Commonwealth Bank and Thiess Engineering. In Canberra, David was an advisor to the Minister for Finance in the Howard Government, the Hon John Fahey AC and prior to his election to Council, consulted to numerous businesses on issues management, media management and government relations.
David served on Council's Civic Cabinet, the Establishment and Coordination Committee, between 2008 and July 2021, when he was appointed as the Chair of Council and the Councillor responsible for Citizenship and Civic Education. He also serves on the Transport Committee and the Environment, Parks and Sustainability Committee. He previously held the Civic Cabinet portfolios of Infrastructure; City Businesses and Water Supply; Field Services; and Environment, Parks and Sustainability.
Contact Ward Office
Hamilton Ward Office
Office hours: 9am to 12.30pm
|Phone: 07 3403 1095
Write to: https://davidmclachlan.com.au/contact/