Cr Sproull was elected to his first term as a Councillor to the Central Goldfields Shire Council in 2020.
A resident of Maryborough since 2008, he moved from the suburbs of Melbourne with his wife and for children for a tree change.
A former Royal Australian Army Reservist with the 22-Construction Regiment, Cr Sproull has substantial experience in managing risks and staff health and wellbeing, currently serving as representative for all the maintenance fitters to the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union and the Occupational Health as Safety Representative where he is employed at Laminex in Wendouree.
He recognises the value in providing trade skills training opportunities, completing a Fitting and Turning Apprenticeship in 1999, then an Advanced Certificate and Diploma in Engineering. These transferrable skills have enabled him to work across many different industries.
An avid motorcycle enthusiast and vintage vinyl record collector, he enjoys travelling at every opportunity to seek new community capacity building ideas and inspiration from other rural communities, including a memorable trip in 2019 to Birdsville to see Midnight Oil at the Big Red Bash.