Councillor Julie Guthrie, along with her husband and son operate their family-owned beef breeding and fattening enterprise 'Baroona' in Injune.
Julie's lifelong passion has been educating youth and setting them up for successful adulthood. She has been a teacher, Head of Department and Principal for many decades, serving at many schools in the Maranoa region.
Having advocated long and hard during her career to extend educational opportunities for young people, she is now keen to advocate for the Maranoa to achieve positive outcomes for the region and provide a service based approach in her new role as Councillor.
Julie believes that listening and being accessible to all residents is critical in her role as a community leader.