Inspiring young Queenslanders to work and find success in the tourism industry

Sheree Gillies


With a strong tourism marketing and event planning background, Sheree is passionate about working in the tourism industry. She enjoys promoting Queensland as a top tourist destination, giving others the chance to experience its unique cultural and natural attractions.

Sheree has a passion for creating and sharing beautiful experiences.  Her career began in events as the marketing officer for the Toowoomba Turf Club, where she developed marketing campaigns, managed social media platforms and planned race day events. Sheree developed her event experience at the Collective on the Gold Coast, overseeing events and implementing marketing and sales strategies.

Following that, Sheree took on the role of marketing and sales coordinator at The Mercure Gold Coast Resort, where she developed marketing campaigns, created content for social media and digital platforms,assisted with sales enquiries and collaborated with the events team.

In early 2022, Sheree moved back to Toowoomba to work as the marketing coordinator for Southern Queensland Country Tourism. In this role she is responsible for marketing, content creation and partnership building activities that further develop and contribute to the growth and sustainability of the Southern Queensland Country region’s tourism sector. Having grown up on a farm north of Toowoomba, Sheree is passionate about the country and enjoys immersing herself in nature and outdoor experiences. Her role at Southern Queensland Country Tourism provides the opportunity to promote the region’s unique experiences to domestic and international visitors.