Bruce Scott OAM
Bruce Scott was born and bred in Western Queensland. He and his wife own and run Moothandella, a cattle station in the Queensland Channel Country. Bruce has spent many years in local government, and is currently Mayor of the Shire of Barcoo. He has been recognised in the Queen’s birthday Honours List for his services to local government, and to the community.
Bruce brings a breadth of experience of living and running businesses in rural communities, and has served on numerous boards as well as local, state, federal government and community committees. He currently sits on the Remote Area Planning and Development Board and Central West Digital Strategy Reference Group. He has also served as a director of the Central West Hospital and Health Service, chair of Desert Channels Queensland and a director of the Regional Natural Resource Management Groups Collective Board.
Bruce has completed board governance, risk management and financial acumen training with the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Queensland Treasury Corporation, and has a keen interest in telecommunications, renewable energy, the environment and responsible land use practices. He is also passionate about education and taking an integrated approach to building strong rural communities.