Mackay Annual Dinner

Start time: 6.00pm AEST. Please join Engineer's Australia Mackay Regional Group for an evening of celebrating 2021.
Mackay Annual Dinner

This event will gather engineers of all stages of their career, from all disciplines, and from the Mackay region for an evening of jovial celebration and professional recognition in a two-course dinner setting, accompanied with beverages. Experience the art of fine dining in Mackay's Ocean International Hotel, situated on pristine beachfront, whilst discuss the year that was and the year incoming with like-minded professionals from your area.

We look forward to celebrating the year that was 2021.

Keynote speaker

Karen May

Cr Karen May
Deputy Mayor, Mackay Regional Council

Cr Karen May’s vast local government experience, which totals more than 16 years, will hold her in good stead for her role as Deputy Mayor in the current council. The most experienced councillor on council, she was a councillor, deputy mayor and mayor of the former Sarina Shire Council. As mayor, she led Sarina through amalgamation with Mackay City and Mirani Shire councils in 2008.

Cr May is a member of council’s Character and Heritage, Regional Arts Development Fund, Sarina Field of Dreams and Sustainability and Environment advisory committees, as well as the Combined Museums Reference Group. She also has extensive knowledge when it comes to infrastructure and is a member for the Transport and Drainage and Water and Waste Advisory boards.

Cr May is a member of the Sarina Landcare Group and a council representative the Mackay Housing Company and the North Queensland Bulk Points Community Group for Hay Point, as well as the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Engagement Group. She is a strong advocate for issues in our region and played a leading role in recovery from Cyclone Debbie and bushfires. As Deputy Mayor, she is a key support for Mayor Greg Williamson on the Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG).

26 / 11 / 2021 - 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Registration Closes
24 / 11 / 2021 04:00 pm
Ocean International Hotel Mackay - Spinnakers Room
1 Bridge Road
Event Registration
  • Member Rate: $65.00 ($59.09 excl. GST)
  • Student Member Rate: $45.00 ($40.91 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $95.00 ($86.36 excl. GST)
Event Contact
  • Contact:
    Engineers Australia Member Services
  • Phone:
    1300 653 113
  • Email:
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