ABGC recently welcomed two new staff members.
Lea Coghlan is now the communications officer (while Amy Spear is on maternity leave).
Lea has an extensive background in media and communications in Far North Queensland having worked as a journalist for regional, state and national newspapers including The Cairns Post, North Queensland Register, Queensland Country Life and Good Fruit and Vegetables.
Lea has also worked in government and corporate communications with the Queensland Government and Far North Queensland’s horticulture industry. Lea can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0439 005 946.
Robyn Bell has been appointed to replace Dale Bennett as an extension officer within the ABGC’s Reef Team.
Robyn has worked in a range of roles in the water quality and agricultural production fields, with her most recently field being sugarcane.
She has extensive experience helping growers with record keeping and understanding reef regulations, plus the administration of water quality grants, all of which are important in her new role. Robyn can be contacted at Robyn.Bell@abgc.org.au or 0418 692 449.