Drew has been on the Tourism Noosa Board since 2013 and has been on the Board of Adventure Queensland, the State industry body representing backpacking
and adventure travel in Queensland for more than 15 years. He is a founding member of the Noosa World Surfing Reserve.
Drew has been involved in marketing the backpacking industry throughout Australia and Europe for many years and is involved with Tourism Noosa’s Backpack and Adventure Cluster Group. He operated the national award-winning Halse Lodge Guest House from 1996-2018.
A permanent resident of Noosa since 1979, Drew has been involved in protecting and promoting the Noosa Shire for more than 30 years. Drew was previously a Board member of Tourism Noosa for 4 years.