Jack Lyons has a long held passion to improve the opportunities and way of life for people in his community. Jack has grown up in Kangaroo Flat in a large family and understands the daily cost of living pressure we all face. He is a qualified carpenter, has been involved in agriculture, owned and operated a child care centre and has employed many people during his more than 25-year plus career in small business and hospitality. For the past 10 years he has been a project manager at a medium sized Civil Construction company.
Jack’s community involvement includes membership of the Kangaroo Flat Community Enterprise, The Kangaroo Flat RSL, funding and donating a cricket pitch to a local school, and donating his time and business resources to build a Lone Pine ANZAC Day Memorial. Jack is also a volunteer committee member of the Bendigo Jockey Club. As a community volunteer, Jack supports many community events and groups including beautifying the Bendigo West railway station with the Kangaroo Flat stationeers, volunteers regularly at the Community Kitchen for the disadvantaged and also the Kangaroo Flat Community Family Fun Day.