Rae was born, raised and educated in Gympie and has been an enthusiastic, energetic member of the community for many years. Rae has lived and worked in the Gympie Region for most of her life which gives her a deep knowledge of our area and along with her husband Carl Blavius they both love living in the Gympie Region.
Rae is currently the Chair of the Gympie & District Community Bendigo Bank Board;
Treasurer of Community Action Inc (Youth & Housing Services and Erin House);
Treasurer of Gympie Community Place (providing the community with a wide range of supporting services, groups and activities)
Vice-President of Gympie & District Women’s Health Management Committee
Rae is a former Councillor on the Gympie Regional Council 2008-2016.
Manager of the Gympie District Show Society for 2004-2008