Councillor Bob Fitzgerald

Board member

Councillor Bob Fitzgerald has been a Director on the Blacktown Venue Management Ltd Board since December 2021.


Board Member

Councillor Bob Fitzgerald has been a Director on the Blacktown Venue Management Ltd Board since December 2021.

Proud husband and married for 40 years, 7 children, currently five grandchildren and proud to call western Sydney and in particular Blacktown home.

Community representative and advocate Blacktown City Council Sport & Recreation, Community Safety Advisory, Access & Disability, International Day of People with a Disability, Blacktown Aboriginal Advisory committees.

Elected to Blacktown City Council December 2021.

Chief Inspector of NSW Police attached to the Blacktown Police Command 36 years in policing the community. Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Police Venue Commander for the Blacktown Olympic Centre Baseball, Softball Olympic venues and Olympic athletics training venue. Life member of Blacktown LGA based Rugby League, Soccer and Netball sporting associations. Not for profit Board/committee member of NSW Centre for Volunteering, Blacktown Area Community Centres, Mount Druitt Ethnic Community Association, Blacktown City Netball Association, Eastern Creek Pioneers Netball, NSW Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. NSW Cancer Council Blacktown Relay for Life.

Awarded 2000 International Olympic Committee Certificate of Olympic Merit in recognition of services rendered XXVII Olympiad Sydney, 2016 Blacktown City Australia Day Citizen of the Year. 2017 Rotary International - Paul Harris Fellow in appreciation of tangible and assistance given for the understanding friendly relations among people of the world. 2018 Western Sydney University Community Fellow in recognition of contribution to Western Sydney region. 2018 NSW Police Ambassador Special Olympics Australia National Games Adelaide. 2019 Blacktown City Sports Volunteer of the year. 2019 NSW Volunteer of the Year award from 120 000 nominations. 2020 Blacktown Mayoral Shield Sports Award recipient. Australia Day Ambassador 2019 – 2022 Penrith City, Forbes, Inverell and Federation Councils.

Committed to community and sport for all, and a good bloke!