Finalists for the Darling Downs South West region have been announced.

Gatton Shire HallWhen
Friday 26 July 2019

Gatton Shire Hall
52 North Street, Gatton

Pre-function event - 6pm
Formalities - 6.30pm

Ticket sales now closed.

Please note: Free bus service from Toowoomba to Gatton Shire Hall and return. Bookings essential - phone (07) 4616 7665 or email

Direct all event enquiries to:
Jo-Ann Bass, Darling Downs South West QTA regional coordinator
Telephone: (07) 4616 7665

Master of Ceremonies

Councillor Geoff McDonaldCouncillor Geoff McDonald

Geoff is the Environment and Community Committee chair. Born and raised in Toowoomba, Geoff is a fifth generation business owner along with his wife Lisa and parents John (Cracker) and Joan McDonald. their company Cracker Print and Paper has a trading history dating back to 1901. Geoff's dedication to his pre-press trade was recognised with being award the Queensland Printing and Graphic Arts Apprentice of the Year in 1992.

Geoff has a long history of community involvement as a patron, ambassador, board member and life member of a number of community, business, sporting and charitable organisations.

Geoff is a person with strong commitment, enthusiasm and energy to continually improve the lifestyle, economy and global standing of the Toowoomba region.


The Shane Finney DuoThe Shane Finney Duo

Along with the skills and experience gathered from a combined 40+ years of live performance between them, the Shane Finney Duo is a perfect balance of power, passion and progress.

From the vibrant animation of Shane Finney on vocals, to the versatile ingenuity of Christopher Edwards on guitar, the Shane Finney Duo brings excitement and elation to every event.

Covering all your favourites from Chisel to Dragon, Beatles to Chaplin, Skynard to Creedence, and never too shy to turn down a good request. There will surely be something in the list to get the party pumping.

Last updated 17 June 2019

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