Councillor Tully was Queensland’s longest serving councillor, from 1979–2018 and has come back with renewed energy. Cr Tully has a law degree from the University of Queensland and has a keen interest in keeping bees.
He is currently the Local Government Association of Queensland Policy Executive representative for South East District No. 2 (Western Region).
Division 2 is a mostly urban electorate situated in the eastern end of the City of Ipswich. The division is bounded by the Brisbane River in the north, Brisbane and Logan City boundaries in the southeast, White Rock Spring Mountain Conservation Estate in the south, Redbank Plains Road and Kruger Parade in the west.
It encompasses the suburbs of Augustine Heights, Bellbird Park, Brookwater, Camira, Carole Park, Gailes, Goodna, Spring Mountain, Springfield, Springfield Central, Springfield Lakes and Redbank.
Division 2 wholly includes all suburbs except for Goodna and Redbank with a part of Goodna (west of Stuart Street) contained in Division 3 and an area of Redbank (situated north of Eagle Street and East of Kruger Parade) included in the Division.