Elected Mayor in April 2012
Denis was born in Charleville in 1946 to Ern and Lorraine Cook. Educated at St Mary's School, Charleville and then Downlands College, Toowoomba. On leaving school Denis worked at Bayards in Brisbane and returned to Charleville in 1968 to work in the family business "Pall Mall" for the next 30 years. For the last 15years Denis has been employed by Queensland Health as an operational officer and carer. Denis is married to Billie and has one adult son, Jamie.
First elected in Murweh Shire in 1991. Elected as Deputy Mayor and Chair of the Community Services Committee in 2005. Denis is a life member of Apex for community service.
Cr Denis Cook
PO Box 31, Charleville Q 4470
0419 719 305