Meet the Team

Peter Homan | General Manager

Pete is a solution focused General Manager/CEO with a career demonstrating visionary leadership and performance in people management, strategic project management and business growth. He is an exceptional communicator, with high level negotiation skills who identifies opportunities, develops and provides tactical solutions to exceed organisational objectives.

With a wealth of experience in events, hospitality, tourism, retail, business to business sales, small business and management, Pete is a passionate contributor to growing tourism in Outback Queensland.

Outside of work he loves the beach, walking, reading and travel.

E: gm@outbackqueensland.com.au
Ph: +61 438 394 492

Sally Bird | Marketing Coordinator

Based in Longreach, Sally moved from Brisbane to begin with OQTA in February 2017 after completing a Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management, majoring in Tourism with the University of Queensland.

She strives to continue pursuing her passion for the tourism industry with OQTA.

If she’s not on the road or at an Outback event, you’ll find her in the gym or eating one too many Nutella cheesecakes.

E: sally.bird@outbackqueensland.com.au
Ph: +61 409 434 395

Hannah Statham | Media and Marketing Manager

Hannah is a Brisbane-based media specialist with seven years experience managing publicity campaigns, writing clickable-copy and running social media accounts.

She has worked in a variety of industries from finance to tourism, delivering targeted communications for her clients.

Whether you want to give your website content a makeover, need assistance publicising your business or require someone to take the reigns of your social media accounts, Hannah has the experience to help.

Beyond her experience in publicity and social media management, she’s a published writer and her words appear on The Queensland Blog, in Salt Magazine, Road Ahead and Caravanning Australia to name a few.

E: hannah.statham@outbackqueensland.com.au
Ph: +61 411 085 226

Rochelle

Rochelle Vaisanen | Admin

Armed with an incredible eye-for-detail, Rochelle assists OQTA with an array of administrative duties.
With a passion for travel, Rochelle has worked in all facets of the industry from hotels, airlines to now, regional tourism organisations.

She brings to the role over 15 years’ experience in the travel industry, which is backed by her passion for customer service and enthusiasm for tourism marketing.

When she’s not knee deep in excel documents and organising the OQTA team, you’ll find Rochelle walking the love of her life, King, a German Sheppard with the personality to match such a noble name.

E: rochelle.vaisanen@outbackqueensland.com.au
Ph: +61 411 048 984