Operations Manager Darren Lonergan, back row, left, with Cherbourg Council CEO Chatur Zala and Mayor Elvie Sandow (front) and Council managers Edwina Stewart, Sean Nicholson and Sam Murray (Photo: CASC)

June 10, 2022

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council has lost one of its senior staff members with the recent death of Darren Lonergan.

Darren was Operations Manager at the Council and had been involved in the water treatment plant project, recently opened by Governor Jeannette Young.

Cherbourg Council announced Mr Lonergan’s death on Friday morning.

“Darren has worked for council for nearly three years and will be sorely missed,” the post read.

“Darren grew up in Brisbane, attended Banyo State High School then QUT where he completed his civil engineering degree.”

Prior to joining Council, Darren worked as an engineer at the Peak Downs Mine near Moranbah, Sun Metals Corp and Sunwater.

He had also worked at a number of councils, including Kilkivan Shire Council for almost three years.

His funeral arrangements will be handled by Generation Funerals.

FLASHBACK: Operations manager Darren Lonergan, CEO Chatur Zala, Deputy Mayor Tom Langton, economic and community development manager Sean Nicholson and Water Treatment & Filtration Solutions Pty Ltd executive director Brendon Roots with workers during the construction of the Cherbourg Water Treatment Plant

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