Neville Poochemunka

Neville is currently Mayor of Aurukun Shire Council and is the first Mayor to be elected to that position in two consecutive elections in the history of Aurukun Shire.  Neville, who is from Winchanam clan was a councillor while he was employed by Council in the Land and Sea Department of Council which included all the outstations and rangers for the Shire.  He has also worked with Rio Tinto (Comalco) in Weipa and is very active in community events including sports, in which he vigorously encourages the younger generation to take part in.