Ashley Robinson OAM

The Sunshine Coast's only REAL mayoral candidate

The Sunshine Coast's only REAL Mayoral Candidate

Ashley is the only REAL candidate for Mayor. He knows how a successful business operates, but is also deeply aware of, and has a lifetime’s involvement in the needs of Sunshine Coast community.

On March 16 VOTE 1 Ashley Robinson

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6 Real Reasons to vote for Ashley ‘TUGBOAT’ Robinson

Ashley commits to a full financial review to ensure ratepayers are getting value for money and any relief that is possible from cost of living pressures.

Ashley commits to respect the planning scheme to give people certainty about where they choose to live. In forming the new planning scheme I commit to truly listen to residents’ views while being absolutely clear about the need to meet the demands of inevitable growth.

Ashley has four decades of successful business experience across the hospitality and community enterprise sector. He knows how to run multi-million dollar budgets. Ashley knows business.

Ashley commits to holding mayoral forums in every division during his first year in office. He wants to know what’s important to you.

As co-founder of the long-running Island Charity Swim Ashley is intimately aware of the struggle experienced in many households. He’s helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for community groups and those less fortunate. Ashley cares about people.

The Wurtulla father of two sons, was born on a Eudlo farm and has built a powerful understanding of the region through his ongoing involvement in sport, community service, advocacy for men’s health and quiet generosity to those in need he has encountered throughout his life.

2004 – 2007

Deputy chair Events Centre Caloundra

2007 – 2009

Chair Events Centre Caloundra

2001 – 2008

Sunshine Coast Rugby League chairman

2013 – 2015

South East Queensland Gambling Benefit Fund Committee

2015 – 2020

Gambling Community Benefit Fund chair

2007 – 2020

Henzell’s Agency and Henzell’s Pelican Waters Foundation committee

2000 – current

Island Charity Swim Co-founder 2000 and current organising committee member

2013 – current

Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club patrolling member

2021 – current

Sunshine Coast Council Olympic Legacy Committee

2017 – current

Lift the Lid for Mental Health Walk Ambassador

2022 – current

Shine a Light on Racism Ambassador

2013 – current

Sunshine Coast Falcons Rugby League Club chairman