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Party   Australian Greens
State   NSW
Term Expires   March 2015
Parliamentary Service   M.L.C. since 1999.
Committee Service   Standing Committees: General Purpose Standing Committee No. 3 1999
Party Positions   Joined The Greens NSW in 1990
Other Positions   High School Students Against Vietnam War 1968. Organiser with Low Cost Housing for Glebe Estate from 1971-1976. Secretary, Waverley International Year of the Child Committee 1978-1980. Organiser for Bondi Junction Residents Action Group from 1974-1978. Member of Women's Advisory Council to the NSW Government, 1980-1982. Secretary, Union of Australian Women (NSW Branch), 1980-1983. Organiser for Women Against Global Violence and Women for Survival, 1983-1985. Member of the Woollahra P&C, 1984-1989. Organiser for Parents Support Public Education, 1998. Convenor, Coalition for Gun Control 1988-1992. Director, Rainforest Information Centre, 1990-1992. Director, AID/WATCH 1993-1998.
Former Occupations   1992-1998 Periodic lecturing at universities and technical colleges on development, environment and women's issues; Organising and conducting workshops on campaigning and media skills. Freelance writing; Initiated Pactok, (pidgon language for Pacific talk) 1990-1991; Tutor University of NSW 1990-1994; Lecturer for adult education in environment, women and science courses at Workers Education Association 1990-1992; Coordinator of A.W.A.R.E. (Action for the World and Renewable Environment), a schools and community education program 1990; Public relations officer for the Ideas Centre, a resource centre and library June 1989-June1990; Freelance journalist January 1987-June 1989; Managing editor, Australian Labour Movement History Publications December 1985-January1987; Research editor for quarterlly magazine, 'Modern Unionist' June 1984-December 1985; Acting editor for 'Common Cause', weekly newspaper of the coal miners union January 1984-June 1984; Editor of 'Seamen's Journal', monthly magazines of the seamen's union February 1982-March1983; Tutor in general biology and field ecology, Macquarie University February 1976-March 1978; Keeper Regents Park Zoo, London March 1970-January1971; Keeper Taronga Park Zoo, Sydney November 1969-January1970
Publications   Numerous papers and articles with a strong focus on enviro-economic issues
Qualifications   1975 Bachelor of Science, majoring in botany and zoology, with honours in botany, University of NSW
Electoral Address   Parliament House Macquarie St
Sydney NSW 2000
Telephone   +61 (0) 2 9230 3551
Fax   +61 (0) 2 9230 3550
Date of Birth   30/5/51
Interests   Surfing, bush walking and being with family

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