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Past Presidents

Queensland Country Press Association Presidents from 1908 to 2020

A. Dunn Rockhampton Bulletin 1908-1910
A. W. Thynnne Nambour Chronicle 1910-1912
Hon. H. L. Groom MLC Toowoomba Chronicle 1912-1914
C. Briggs Mount Argus 1914-1916
Hon. H. L. Groom MLC Toowoomba Chronicle 1916-1923
J. H. Kessell Gladstone Observer 1923-1926
J. Shaw Thompson Dalby Herald 1926-1928
H. J. Manning Mackay Mercury 1928-1930
J. V. Scully Stanthorpe Border Post 1930-1932
J. W. Armitage Toowoomba Chronicle 1932-1934
C. L. McFadden Nambour Chronicle 1934-1936
F. J. Meacham Ipswich Queensland Times 1936-1939
A. J. Johnson Kingaroy Herald 1939-1940
A. Dunn Rockhampton Bulletin 1940-1946
V. E. McFadden Nambour Chronicle 1946-1948
W. Bruce Ipswich Queensland Time 1948-1949
W. Bruce Toowoomba Chronicle 1949-1950
V. E. McFadden Nambour Chronicle 1950-1952
P. G. Close Cairns Post 1952-1954
T. B. McFadden Nambour Chronicle 1954-1956
S. T. Driberg Beaudesert Times 1956-1959
E. Hollingworth Warwick Daily News 1959-1961
V. E. McFadden Nambour Chronicle 1961-1963
H. J. Manning Mackay Mercury 1963-1965
C. H. Fuller Chinchilla News 1965-1967
J. W. Flower, BEM Dalby Herald 1967-1969
J. H. Rootes, MBE Gold Coast Bulletin 1969-1971
J. W. Flower, BEM Dalby Herald 1971-1973
M. Eastwood Gold Coast Bulletin 1973-1975
H. Darwen, OBE Bowen Independent 1975-1977
Miss M. Gibson, MBE Central Queensland News 1977-1979
J. Fowler Redland Times 1979-1981
I. Jeffers Gold Coast Sun 1981-1983
D. Collyer South Burnett Times 1983-1985
M. Hodgson Beaudesert Times 1985-1989
B. Lewis Proserpine Guardian 1989-1991
D. Collyer South Burnett Times 1991-1993
S. Irwin Gold Coaster 1993-1995
S. Gavioli The Pioneer News 1995-1997
Mrs W. Creighton The Fassifern Guardian 1997-1999
M. Hodgson Beaudesert Times 1999 - 2001
P. Lewis The Guardian 2001 – 2003
G. Watson Regional Publishers of Queensland 2003 – 2005
F. Burkett Maryborough Herald 2005 – 2007
D. Richardson Chinchilla News 2007 – 2011
B. Hurst Bayside Bulletin/The Redland Times 2011 - 2013
J. Hughes Tully Times 2013 – 2015
E. Rogers Clifton Courier 2015 -2018
S. Wantling Stanthorpe Border Post 2018-2020
P. Le Petit Noosa Today 2020-