Liz Schmidt to be new Mayor for Charters Towers

It’s yet to be officially confirmed on the ECQ website but officials at the Charters Towers electoral office say┬áthe counting has been finalised.

Liz Schmidt will be the new regional council Mayor, taking over from Frank Beveridge.

We had the first exclusive chat with her today following the announcement, here’s a sneak preview.

Catch the rest in our regional report tonight at 6.