Cr Maurie Soars

Contact DetailsCr Maurie Soars

Business phone: 13 48 10
Mobile phone: 0439 849 622


Committee Chairperson

  • Community Health, Safety and Environmental Sustainability

Committee Member

  • Infrastructure Services
  • Business Services and Finance


  • Townsville Breakwater Entertainment Centre Management
  • Food Relief North Queensland
  • North Queensland Sports Foundation

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Maurie Soars has lived in Townsville with his wife and children for over 30 years.

He has successfully operated his own businesses with an employee profile of over 150 staff.  He has managed branches for a number of national and international companies over 30 years, holding positions up to National Manager.

Maurie has a Diploma of Business Management, holds Directorships with a number of organisations, leads several other community groups and provides governance direction.

His interests outside business focus on sport and raising funds for various charities and supporting volunteers across Townsville.