Walter Taylor Ward

The Walter Taylor Ward includes the suburbs of Fig Tree Pocket, Indooroopilly, St Lucia, Chapel Hill (in part), Taringa (in part) and Toowong (in part).

Councillor James Mackay  

Councillor Mackay has always been a part of the local area. He started grade 1 and finished grade 12 in Indooroopilly. James, his wife Kate and their 3-year-old daughter live in St Lucia, where they are involved in a range of community activities.

James dedicates a lot of his time to advancing his community. James enjoys working with others to achieve positive outcomes. Well known for his efforts to halt the rampant expansion of the UQ campus into the neighbouring residential St Lucia, James has also volunteered as a Commissioner for Declarations, committee member for different sporting clubs and much more.

James is an active community servant who has assisted charities, social causes, school groups, sporting clubs and community groups.

In 2017, prior to becoming a Councillor, he was honoured to be awarded a Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Award for his community service and also received a service award for previous activities.

James is an accomplished small businessperson. He has qualifications in commerce and decades of experience in business management. His specialties include marketing, strategic planning and client relationship management.

Previously, James served 17-years in the Australian Army Reserve (Corps of Transport, both active and inactive) and was awarded the Australian Defence Medal.

Councillor Mackay is the Deputy Chair of the Environment, Parks and Sustainability Committee and also serves on the Community, Arts and Nighttime Economy Committee

Contact Ward Office

Ward office location and contact details.
Walter Taylor Ward Office
70 Station Road
Indooroopilly Qld 4068

Office hours: 8.30am-5pm, Monday-Friday
Phone: 07 3407 0005
Fax: 07 3407 0008


Last updated: 30 August 2021

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