Having lived in Darwin nearly all his life he has an Australian Bravery Medal for rescuing his mother from the jaws of a crocodile in 1990.
Honest, approachable and hardworking, Councillor Pangquee is family-orientated with extensive community contacts.. “I have a very good understanding of the needs of the community and the principles of community development in getting things done.”
Councillor Pangquee has sat on the boards of community groups, charities and advisory committees and worked for the Northern Territory Government for many years. His primary jobs have been in health, health education and workforce development, but he also has experience in correctional services and community welfare.
“I am experienced in working with all levels of government and the community – from Ministers to heads of government agencies to community groups and individual community members.”
With a degree in community management and development, he is focused on making Darwin a safe City.