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Mayor Brett Otto

Mr Otto’s great grandmother, Granny Strohmeyer (Otto) was amongst the first settlers, pioneering the development of farmland Brett Ottoat Coolabunia in 1887.

His great grandfather, Carl Otto was a Councillor on the Nanango Shire Council in the early 1900’s.  Mr Otto’s grandfather worked on the Murgon Shire Council into his seventies and his father, Trevor Otto is the longest serving employee of Council, having served 51 years for the Murgon and South Burnett Councils.

Mr Otto brings a wealth of experience to Council, having worked in government for 12 years and as a business owner and practicing public accountant for the past 20 years.

His passion for community has seen him undertake a number of roles and charity work, including as the CEO of the Melanoma Awareness Foundation QLD.

Mr Otto and his wife raised their four children in the South Burnett and remain very passionate about, and committed to our beautiful region.

Mayor Otto is the portfolio representative for Corporate Governance & Strategy, People & Culture, Communications & Media, Finance & Sustainability, ICT & Business Systems, Community Representation and Advocacy and 2032 Olympics.

Contact Mayor Otto on (07) 4189 9155 /

Declaration of Office

Mayor Brett Otto, South Burnett Regional Council, taking the Declaration of Office.