Cr Patrick Deegan

Cr Patrick Deegan

Professional experience

  • Bachelor of Social Science – Southern Cross University
  • Extensive experience in the Social Welfare sector, including management positions in the State Government and Community Sector.

Community origins

  • Grew up and educated in Coraki and Casino, and now living in Casino with my wife Gail and our four children.

Personal interests

  • Board member – Toys Change Lives; and Family Support Network
  • Member of the Richmond Valley Family Violence Liaison Committee
  • Rotary Member
  • SES Volunteer

Council aspirations

  • To be a representative voice on Council for people across the entire Richmond Valley.
  • To keep rates and fees as affordable as possible for residents and service users.
  • To promote strong financial management; to support for local business; to support attracting new industry to the Richmond Valley.
  • Equal access to services and facilities across the community.
  • Decision making that supports access to affordable housing across the Council area.
  • Disability access for all Council facilities and services.
  • Lobby for more support services for community members in crisis.
  • Promoting an attractive environment for residents and tourists by preserving architectural heritage and increased greenery for towns and villages.


Contact information

Name Cr Patrick Deegan
Phone 0459 867 516

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