Councillor Sue McGinn

Councillor Sue McGinn OAM

Elected to Council September 2012
Resident of Belmore River
Occupation: Self employed dairy farmer

Contact details

Ph: 6567 4658
Mobile: 0417 461 716


  • OAM for services to the dairy industry and as a role model for rural women
  • Diploma Agriculture (Rural Business Management)
  • Graduate Certificate Management (Professional Practice)
  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors Diploma
  • Nuffield Farming Scholar


Cooking, spending quality time with family and friends, travel

How long in the Shire?

We moved from South East Queensland to the Kempsey Shire in 1994 to buy our first dairy farm. We’ve never regretted the move.

Previous employment

  • 2000-2008: Director, Australian Cooperative Foods (trading as Dairy Farmers)
  • 2002-2008: Director, Kempsey Rural Lands Protection Board
  • 2008-2013: Director, Mid Coast Livestock and Pest Authority


  • 2003-current: Director, Holiday Coast Credit Union
  • 2013-current: Director, Dairy NSW