Lachlan was born and raised in Regional Queensland. Growing up, he spent many hours helping his father and brothers with their family farming and contracting business on the Central Highlands. Lachlan’s passion for agriculture and rural affairs shaped his early career, where he worked as an ABC Rural Reporter, an Executive Officer for Fitzroy Food and Fibre and as the Senior Media Advisor to the former Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries John McVeigh.
Lachlan has proudly represented the people of Gregory since 2015. He is passionate about improving the health and educational outcomes of rural and regional Queenslanders, supporting industry and encouraging innovation to ensure our regions have a strong and sustainable future.
Lachlan is committed to working hard with his State, Federal and Local Government colleagues to deliver better infrastructure, unlock new markets for agricultural producers, improve services, reduce cost of living pressures and ensure the regions are a safe place to live, work and raise a family.
Lachlan is married with three school age daughters and lives in Emerald.