Jeff Little is married with 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren. His daughters were schooled in small to medium schools in country Queensland and Papua New Guinea before moving to Brisbane to complete their education.
Jeff was born in Brisbane and educated there until becoming a Trainee Technician with the PMG (prior to Telstra). He moved to Cunnamulla in 1967 when he subsequently met and married his wife Marilyn. They then moved to Cloncurry where their first daughter was born. Then to Brisbane teaching telecommunications, followed by teaching in Papua New Guinea for a number of years where his youngest daughter was born. Then back to Dalby, on to Coen and then back to Cunnamulla.
They then moved to Brisbane to complete their daughters’ educations in 1988. Jeff worked in Qld Country Headquarters then to the National Country Division Headquarters.
He established the management centre for country radio and satellite phones followed by 1800RRADIO. In 2000 he moved to Roma to become the Regional General Manager for Western Qld for Telstra Country Wide. He left Telstra in early 2009 after 45 years working in Rural and Remote Telecommunications.
Jeff is very interested in making full use of available technologies to better educate country kids.
He joined the Cunnamulla branch in 1988, represented Telstra in its interactions with ICPA from 1995 until 2009. He returned to ICPA in 2010 this time as Qld Councils ICT Advisor and is a member of the Yaraka – Isisford Branch.