Mayor for board post
BURDEKIN Mayor Lyn McLaughlin ( pictured) has been appointed chairman of the NQ Dry Tropics Board. She succeeds Mark Stoneman, who served for eight years. The NQ Dry Tropics Board is responsible for ensuring the not- for profit, community- run organisation is on course to support the Burdekin dry tropics community to sustainably manage its land and water. Mrs McLaughlin said she was looking forward to leading the organisation, which is a vital link between landowners, community groups, industry, research bodies, and government.