Why Vote D'Elboux

Sharon's Mojo

Hardworking, Reliable, Passionate, Honest, Trustworthy, Young, Energetic, Agile, Strategic Thinker, Friendly, Approachable, Collaborative, Experienced

The Evidence:

  • Secured a new owner for the former Electrolux site in Orange to new owners A Tech Australia.

    This development is bringing back manufacturing to regional NSW and create +25 new jobs.

  • Founder and creator of Think Orange Region

    A digital platform attracting business, investment and people to the 3 local government areas of Cabonne, Blayney and Orange.
    Think Orange Region

  • Buy Local | Support Local

    $450,000 kept locally through the Think Orange Region Shopping Card. Over 100 businesses registered.

  • Developed Event Sponsorship Program across all Councils

    Turned a $36,000 budget into $200,000 funding program for events held in Orange.

  • Managed the service provisions of Visitor Information Centres

    in Canowindra, West Wyalong, Molong and Orange.

  • Created, implemented and won NSW Cultural Plan 2004 for Shire under 10,000

    Bland Shire Council.

  • Facilitate and organised annual Daroo Business Awards and West Wyalong Business Awards

  • Organised the 2016 Orange regional tourism workshop

    The tourism industry looked at what they have, what they are doing well and not so well and where do we want to be in 5 year’s time. This led to the birth of Orange 360 destination branding.

  • Co-ordinated Cabonne Councils Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework

    Facilitated representatives from all Cabonne communities to attend future planning workshops. Developed Community Strategic Plan, Delivery Plan and Operational Plan.

  • Grant funding

    over $20 million secured to deliver important community infrastructure, projects, programs and initiatives.

  • Overseen operation of Council owned Caravan Park

  • Committee member and creator of West Wyalong Access Plan

    Helped other neighbouring councils to create a plan and implemented the most popular action being the Access Incentive Scheme. The council funded scheme provided better access to and within business and community buildings in West Wyalong.

  • Lobbied and secured female GP for West Wyalong

  • Held voluntary roles

    President & Committee Member – Age Of Fishes Museum Canowindra – 10 years
    Secretary & Grants Officer – Events West Wyalong – 5 years
    Treasurer – Koorawatha Show Society – 5 years.

  • Workshopped and ran West Wyalong Christmas Carnivals showing the retail businesses in Main Street

    Assisted with the running of the Orange Christmas Carols.

  • Attracted, secured, supported and or coordinated events including

    Beach Boys concert, A Day On The Green, Food Week, Orange Wine Festival, Future Tunes, Future Flix, Banjo Paterson Poetry Festival, Orange’s Largest Garage Sale, Canowindra International Balloon Challenge, Car Rally’s and Displays, Orange Swap Meet, Orange Bird Show, Agricultural Shows, Light UP Orange NYE, West Wyalong NYE Fireworks, Bald Archy exhibition West Wyalong, Youth Week Activities, Squeeze Music Festival, international Jousting competition and medieval fare, welcome to new resident luncheon, mayoral civic receptions.

  • Farm planning entire Arrowsmith River Catchment

    Three Springs Western Australia.

  • Planted 250,000 native trees, secured 350km fencing and protected 55,000ha native pristine vegetation

  • Organised and held farming field day

    agricultural trials, practical conversation methods and farm safety. Painted a dead gumtree yellow to raise awareness and encourage implementation of landcare practices.

  • Spent a day with Sir David Attenborough at the Age of Fishes Museum

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