Councillor Gerard Murphy

Councillor Gerard Murphy


Born and raised locally, Cr Gerard Murphy moved back to Maryborough ten years ago to operate the Maryborough Sports and Leisure Centre.

He has always had ties to business with his parents owning Murphy’s Mixed Business in Tuaggra Street.

Serving a four-year term as councillor with the Baw Baw Shire Council and nine months with the Central Goldfields Shire Council in 2016, Cr Murph has been working with councils for 30 years and brings much experience and knowledge to the Council table.

In addition to managing the Maryborough Sports and Leisure Centre, Cr Murphy has also been involved in several community sport groups and organisations including the Maryborough Football Netball Club, Goldfields Sports Association and the Maryborough Basketball Association.

Cr Murphy’s focus through operating business and his involvement in sport has been developing young people and advancing their careers.

Employment, jobs, advocating to State and Federal government and supporting the local business community are his priorities as Councillor.