Division 5 - Cr Marshall Chalk

councilor chalkAs of May 2024, Cr Chalk oversees the Biodiversity and Agribusiness portfolio.

Cr Marshall Chalk is the sixth generation of his family born and raised in the Scenic Rim.

A fourth-generation farmer, he runs a beef cattle business on his property at Carney's Creek, South of Boonah, with his wife Samantha and their three sons. 

Cr Chalk was first elected to Scenic Rim Regional Council in 2020 and re-elected to represent Division 5 in 2024.

At the first meeting of the 2024-2028 Council term he was appointed Proxy to Council's Audit and Risk Committee.

Having attended Mount Alford State School and Boonah State High School, Cr Chalk worked on the family farm after completing Year 12 before following his passion to play rugby league. 

His football career began with the Fassifern Bombers and the Ipswich Jets before he relocated to Canberra to play professional rugby league for the Canberra Raiders.  

After playing in the United Kingdom for the Celtic Crusaders in the English Super League, Cr Chalk returned to work the family farm in 2010. 

Since then, he has been actively involved in the local community and is currently the First Officer and Deputy Fire Warden in Croftby Carneys Creek Fire Brigade. 

Still a keen sportsman, Cr Chalk enjoys having a hit of cricket with the Fassifern Bushrangers or playing a round of golf at the Boonah Golf Club. 

Division 5

Encompasses the localities of Clumber, Mount Edwards, Moogerah, Charlwood, Fassifern Valley, Carneys Creek, Croftby, Mount Alford, Bunjurgen, Mount French, Kents Pocket, Templin, Boonah, Dugandan, Wallaces Creek, Coochin, Bunburra, Milford, Allandale, Cannon Creek, Maroon, Burnett Creek, Mount Barney, Barney View, Rathdowney, Tamrookum, Tamrookum Creek, Knapp Creek, Innisplain, Oaky Creek, Running Creek, Palen Creek and Mount Lindesay.

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