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

Deputy Mayor Rick Baberowski is a third term councillor and has an extensive background in the arts and heritage sectors. He is the Sunshine Coast Arts Foundation Director and currently holds the Community Portfolio – Arts, Heritage and Transport.

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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