Josie is currently serving as a Director with the Kimberley Land Council. She is also a member and active volunteer/artist of Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre.
She has served as a Councillor on the Shire of Halls Creek for 16 years, including seven years as the Shire President.
Josie has served on a number of regional board and both state and federal committees, including seven years as the deputy, and occasionally holding the role of acting Chair of the Kimberley Development Commission.
Josie is a passionate advocate for the people of the Kimberley region and will ensure that the region continues to have a strong voice in the Parliament.
Josie Farrer is a Kija woman born in Moola Bulla station, near Halls Creek in the Kimberley Region.
She has lived in Halls Creek since 1955 with her partner for thirty years, Mario, and raised thirteen children and their grand children together.