LNP Executive

David Hutchinson

Acting President

David Hutchinson was elected as Acting President of the Liberal National Party in December 2018 and has been a Vice President of the Liberal National Party since 2016.  A party member since 2000, David served in numerous branch positions, including branch Secretary, SEC Chairman and Regional Chairman.

David is the General Manager of his family’s business interests and previously held roles within the finance and property development industries. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Property Economics and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Cr. Cameron O’Neil

Vice President

Cameron O’Neil has been involved in the conservative side of politics since 2007. Cameron was the Federal President of the Young Nationals from 2011 – 2013 and South West Region Chair from 2013 – 2016, before filling a vacancy of Party Vice President in May 2016.

Cameron is currently serving as a Councillor on the Maranoa Regional Council, having lived and worked across Western and South Western Queensland for more than a decade.

Cameron holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Animal Studies with a major in Animal Production and has worked in sustainable agriculture organisations across regional Queensland since graduating from the University of Queensland.

Cynthia Hardy

Acting Vice President

Cynthia and her husband Ben were owners of manufacturing, design and construction businesses from 1987 to 2013. Cynthia worked as the General Manager from 2001 with full responsibility for finances, industrial relations and human resources. She is currently semi-retired, running a small cattle breeding farm.

Cynthia joined the LNP in 2009 along with her husband Ben, first serving as Toowoomba South SEC Chair from 2010 until 2016, Groom FDC Secretary for 2 years, Vice Chair South-West Region from 2014 to 2016 and then as Chair since 2016.

Cynthia is a member of The Institute of Managers and Leaders and served on the local committee for 6 years. She has also served on the SW Queensland Regional Policy Council for CCIQ.

Cynthia has 4 adult children and 9 grandchildren.