Kelly Vea Vea

Deputy Mayor - Division Five

Cr Kelly Vea Vea

Deputy Mayor Kelly Vea Vea is a strong advocate for the Isaac region on the key issues of population balance, fair funding methodologies for resource communities, liveability and infrastructure investment.

She is passionate about lobbying for policy change and a strong future for our region.

Cr Vea Vea was first elected to Council in 2012 and re-elected in 2016 and 2020.

In 2018 she was appointed as Deputy Mayor and was re-elected by her peers unopposed following the 2020 elections.

She has spent most of her life in Central Queensland mining towns, growing up in Collinsville and moving to Moranbah with her young family in 2007.

She is deputy chair of the Local Disaster Management Group, chair of the Planning, Environment and Community Services Standing Committee, member of the Water and Waste Standing Committee and Advocacy Group Steering Committee.

She is also a board director of Moranbah Early Learning Centre and Council representative on the Moranbah Miners’ Memorial Committee.