Vale Peter Bray, AM

Published on 17 August 2020

Peter Bray

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Mayor, Cr Tim Overall has paid tribute to a fine gentleman who was dedicated to the community and his family following the passing of recently retired councillor, Peter Bray AM.

Cr Bray retired from Council in July due to health issues and passed away on Sunday afternoon with his family by his side.

"Peter Bray was a great friend of mine and many in our community. He was a dedicated and professional councillor and took his duties very seriously," Mayor Overall said.

"My thoughts are with councillor Bray's wife, children and friends and family.”

Cr Bray was first elected to Queanbeyan City Council in 2008 and was subsequently elected to represent the Queanbeyan and Queanbeyan-Palerang communities in 2012 and 2017.

Cr Bray was elected Deputy Mayor for four consecutive one-year terms and also served on the Local Representation Committee while QPRC was under administration.

Flags at Council's three offices will fly at half mast today as a sign of respect to Cr Bray.

News of Cr Bray’s passing has been shared on QPRC’s social media where tributes to a man described as kind, genuine, a tireless worker, and a true gentleman are flowing.