Gerard is the QSL Grower Representative Member for the Mossman Mill area, Mossman Mill Bargaining Agent and the representative for agriculture on the Local Marine Advisory Committee.
He completed an apprenticeship as a boilermaker at the Mossman Central Mill and was a Field Officer at the Mulgrave Central Sugar Mill. Gerard is the founding Chairman of the Mossman Next Generation Group which concentrates on positive issues such as encouraging farmers to plant more cane, aiming to improve current farming practises and encouraging farmers to put proper succession plans in place.
Gerard is also the Officer in charge of the ACFA’s next generation program, Next Gen. Gerard and his wife Terese recently opened a farm tourism business in Mossman called Sweet Farm Tours.
Mobile: 0428 988 136
PO Box 60, Mossman, QLD 4873
Gerard represents member-growers in the below mill regions: