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Tamara O’Shea
A/Director-General

Tamara O'SheaWith more than 30 years of state and federal public sector experience across program delivery, policy development and governance, Tamara ensures the department’s strategic direction and objectives are aligned with the Queensland Government’s priorities.

Prior to joining the Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs Tamara was the Director-General of the former Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing. Major achievements included development of the Protected Area Strategy, delivery of significant infrastructure to support parks and forest conservation and visitor experiences and increasing Queenslanders’ participation in sport and recreation including Indigenous sport participation and regional championships.

Tamara is also an advocate for emerging and aspiring females across all industries, including government.