Mayor, Southern Downs Regional Council
Local Government, Leadership, Defence, Agriculture, Rural and Regional Issues and Policy
Travels from Warwick, QLD
Mayor Dobie was elected as the Mayor of the Southern Downs Regional Council in March 2016. Mayor Dobie was born and grew up in Warwick. She left in 1977 to join the Australian Army, in which she served for 21 years. After leaving the Army Mayor Dobie worked as a management consultant before joining the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
In 2009 Mayor Dobie and her husband established a beef cattle property in South Australia before returning home to a rural property west of Warwick in 2014.
Mayor Dobie has been a competitive runner for over 35 years competing at distances from 5km to the Marathon. She has two border collie dogs who accompany her each day on her early morning runs.