Dorean is a Principal Advisor at the Local Government Association of Queensland with responsibility for the Natural Assets, Natural Resource Management and Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation portfolios. Dorean provides state and national level representation on behalf of Queensland Local Governments on relevant policy matters. She also facilitates capacity building at both the elected and officer levels to encourage effective best practice approaches to local and regional planning and delivery.
She has over 20 years’ experience in delivering policy, planning and implementation projects in the landscape architecture, natural environment and landscape ecology sectors. Her particular areas of expertise are in interdisciplinary project design and coordination and stakeholder consultation.
Dorean is sought after as a presenter and editor/reviewer and has recently appeared as a guest presenter on Gardening Australia talking about the impacts of environmental weeds.