Cr Rick Baberowksi: Councillor - Sunshine Coast Council
  • Last updated:
  • 03 May 2022

Councillor Rick Baberowski was elected to the Sunshine Coast Council in 2012, 2016 and 2020 after winning the seat of Division 1.  In the 2020 term, Councillor Baberowski holds the Community Portfolio – Arts, Heritage, Transport as well as the honour of the Deputy Mayor position.  Councillor Baberowski has an extensive background in arts and cultural planning and leadership.

Background and experience 

Prior to politics, Councillor Baberowski was a senior planner and coordinator of cultural development in local government for 10 years. He delivered a range of award winning projects including: The Caboolture Hub, The Seaside Museum on Bribie Island and the Q150 redevelopment of the Caboolture Historical Village

Prior to that, he was a creative industries consultant working in a partnership for over seven years. The company 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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