Gary Pead is the ALP candidate for Mermaid Beach.
He has 40 years of experience in the property industry and is a was a board member of Queensland Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He also spent over 25 years in small business.
He has been involved in a number of community organisations including Surf Life Saving, the volunteer Rural Fire Brigade, the Mudgeeraba Heritage Association and the promotion of local tourism and tourism development.
Gary lives on the Gold Coast with his wife Jill, and spends his free time with his four daughters and three grandchildren.