Your Leading Change Team For The Redlands

Introducing our growing group of LEADING CHANGE candidates standing for election in the local government election on the 16 March 2024.

Your Leading Change Team For The Redlands are already working for our community and are committed to:

  • Getting the best value for our rates by reducing financial waste
  • Genuinely engaging with our community
  • Proactively and transparently planning for our future
  • Investing in our sporting and community facilities
  • Working collaboratively with all levels of government



Mayoral candidate, Jos Mitchell, a former nationally accredited mediator, local government manager, company co-founder, board director, QPS officer, trainer and prosecutor. She has extensive cross-sector experience in community engagement, planning and project management and is a strong good governance advocate. Jos and her husband have raised their 3 children in the Redlands.

Councillor Wendy Boglary, Div 1
Wellington Point & Ormiston
is a
currently serving councillor, and former deputy mayor, who has dedicated herself to her community for over 15 years. She has previous experience in banking and also local small business ownership for 2 decades. Wendy raised her 3 sons in the Redlands and continues to champion local business and community groups.

Candidate Brian McDonald, Div 2
Cleveland & Nth Stradbroke Is./
is the former owner of
Cleveland Office Supplies and has 35 years senior management experience in the field of electrical engineering supply and logistics. He has worked on large project delivery across Australia and Asia and will bring that understanding to council infrastructure projects.

Councillor Lance Hewlett, Div 4
Victoria Point & Coochiemudlo Island
is a currently serving experienced councillor and former deputy mayor. He has worked in banking and is a former state government procurement manager, Qld state manager and national sales manager for one of Australia’s leading paper merchants. Lance and his wife have lived in the Redlands for over 30 years.

Candidate Hilton Travis, Div 5 Redland Bay & Southern Moreton Bay Islands has a cross sector work background, specialising in IT and community services. Hilton has been a resident on Macleay Island for the last 8 years and is committed to being a strong voice for SMBI and Redland Bay needs. He has been involved in a range of community organisations, networks and boards.

Candidate Jasper Every, Div 6 Mt Cotton & Redland Bay is a former community development officer in youth mental health at Headspace and a current administration officer in the Queensland Parliament. Jasper has also spent time working in his family’s furnishings business and is an active volunteer in various community groups. He is passionate about youth engagement.

Councillor Adelia Berridge, Div 9 Sheldon,
Thornlands & Capalaba
is a currently serving and community invested councillor. She was elected in 2020 and uses her successful local business ownership experience, and professional financial qualifications, to proactively advocate for the Redland community, improved planning, good governance and environmental outcomes.

The Jos Mitchell
Leading Change Team