Cr James O'Shea

Phone City Hall: 07 4688 6406
Mobile: 0474 074 824
Email: James.O'
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James O'Shea is born and bred in Toowoomba. His father Pat was also a born and bred local while his mother Cecile is from the Philippines and moved to the Garden City in 1981. James has two younger sisters Kate and Karen who both also live and work in Toowoomba. James is married to a Toowoomba girl Erin Kehoe-O'Shea.

He spent 13 years working at WIN Television Toowoomba, 5 of those as chief of staff. James also has a media background working on radio and in newspapers. 

James still has a passion for media hosting weekly sporting podcasts, radios shows and youtube shows – The Semi Pros and Racing Nation.

James is an ambassador of Hope Horizons Inc he is also a board member of the Toowoomba Together Not In Our Club committee, AFL Darling Downs Queensland Advisory committee, Sports Darling Downs committee, Glenholme Park Sports and Community Hub committee and the vice president of The Great White Campaign to bring a neurosurgeon to Toowoomba.

This is James' second term on Council, being first elected in 2016.

Portfolio responsibilities

Environment and Community Committee Chair

Related document

Register of Interests - Cr. O'Shea J.J.