Townsville City Council Elections: Presenting ‘Community Voices’
Media Release, Tuesday 29 January 08
Today Greens Mayoral candidate, Jenny Stirling unveils her team ‘Community Voices’ at the Palmetum at 12.50pm Tuesday 29th January in a bid to win office in the local government elections in Townsville.
"This is an historic day for Townsville. For the first time, a group composed of Independents and Greens have come together to form a team to contest the Council elections. We are striving to grow a safer, more inclusive and sustainable city" Jenny Stirling said.
The team is comprised of:
|Jenny Stirling||Social Justice Worker, Tutor JCU, NQ Greens Spokesperson, PhD Student JCU|
|Gail Hamilton||Environmental Manager; Breastfeeding Community educator|
|Peter Hanley||Engineer, Teacher, Tutor (JCU), QLD President Amnesty; community activist|
|Sam Reuben||Manager Indigenous Community Development organisation; Football Coach|
|Lindy Collins||Teacher, Artist, Community Spokesperson (BURP)|
|Dave Robinson||President Wulguru Soccer Club; Human Service Worker|
|Garth Brimelow||Disability and Aged Care Advocate|
|Peter Newey||Electrician and Small Business owner|
|John Waszkiewicz||Sports coach, PE teacher and Small Business Operator|
|Dr. Dianne Rogers||Community Educator & Professional Supervisor, Researcher, Tutor & Teacher JCU & TAFE|
|Nigel Sim||Electrical engineer, PhD Student JCU|
"We are standing in this election because we think that bad things happen when good people stand by and do nothing. So we are very hopeful that the good people of Townsville will take this opportunity to make the changes needed in Council to secure a better future for themselves and their children" said Ms Stirling.
Contact: Jenny Stirling 04 170 123 11 or 47290226