Cr Paul Antonio

Toowoomba Regional Council Mayor Paul Antonio has been Mayor of the region since 2012. Bringing more than 30 years of local government experience to the role, Paul was previously the Deputy Mayor of the Toowoomba Regional Council in its first amalgamated term, and Mayor of Millmerran Shire Council for eight years, having served continuously on Council from 1982-2008.

Paul also the Chair of the Darling Downs and South West Council of Mayors and is Deputy Chair of the South East Queensland Council of Mayors.

Serving as patron of a number of local associations, Paul is also a White Ribbon Ambassador.

Paul holds a Diploma of Agriculture, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has held a number of board positions.

In his time away from Council Paul continues his interest in the family farming operation west of Millmerran concentrating on the production of Angus beef and grain.