Themba Bulle


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Councillor Themba Bulle was elected in October 2018.

He lives in Burnie where he has worked as a general practitioner (GP) for the last 15 years.

He is a past Vice President of the Tasmanian Division of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He was a Board member of the body which became Primary Health Tasmania, working to help coordinate and connect primary health care services for local communities.  He was also a Board member of the Rural Workforce Agency for Tasmania which became Health Recruitment Plus, seeking to recruit and retain medical and health professionals to Tasmania.

Councillor Bulle co-founded the Burnie GP Superclinic and Burnie Superclinic in 2011 and the South Burnie-based medical practice, Tasmanian Family Medical (incorporating Southside Family Medical - Burnie), creating employment and serving the community.

Currently, he is on the Advisory Board for the Burnie-based North West Private Hospital, working to improve the delivery of health and essential services in Braddon.

He contributes to medical training as a GP supervisor for General Practice Training Tasmania, training medical students and registrars.

Councillor Bulle’s involvement with the community includes membership of the Burnie Chamber of Commerce, Burnie Harness Club, Rotary Club of Burnie where he serves as the Community Services Director and the Rostrum Club of Burnie.

He represents Burnie City Council on the Western Emergency Management Planning Committee and is a proxy on the Burnie City Youth Council Special Committee. 

His passion is to serve the community and welcomes your views and ideas for a vibrant Burnie.