Noel Harvey has 25 years’ experience in Local Government, he was first elected to the Shire of Kyneton in 1993. He was Chief Commissioner for the Shire of Hepburn from 1995 to 1997 and a Councillor for the Shire of Macedon Ranges Shire from 1997 to 2003 and again from 2006 to 2009. He served as Mayor in 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000 and 2008.
Noel has been a member of numerous boards and panels including the Municipal Association of Victoria, a member of the EPA Enforceable Undertakings Panel (since 2012), Director Parks Victoria (2006 to 2012) and Director and Deputy Chairman of Coliban Regional Water Corporation (2001 to 2012), Director North Central Catchment Management Authority (2002 – 2007), Director of Sustainability Victoria (1997 to 2000) and Chairman of the Victorian Mineral Water Committee (1996 to 2006).
Noel has 15 years of business experience in the tourism industry and has been the Independent Chairman of the Daylesford & Macedon Ranges Regional Tourism Board since 2012.
In 2004, Noel was presented with an Order of Australia (OAM) in recognition of services to Local Government, regional Victoria and the community of Kyneton.