Alan has lived almost his whole life in Balranald where he and his wife raised their daughter. He is currently the Mayor of Balranald and has served on that council for more than 30 years.
Alan ran his family’s newsagent in the town for more than 40 years before retiring recently. Purtill's popular Corner Store was bought by Alan's grandparents in the late 1940s, housing a newsagent and milk bar, as well as selling electrical goods, food and giftware.
Alan will fight for our region and will: