OUR CANDIDATES

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  • Kay Mcfarlane

    Kay Mcfarlane

    Alderman, Clarence City Council, Candidate for Alderman

    Kay has been a Greens alderman on Clarence City Council for six years and has always promoted a ‘common sense’ approach to decision making that is inclusive and effective.

  • Bill Harvey

    Alderman, Hobart City Council, candidate for Deputy Lord Mayor and Alderman

    Bill has been an Alderman on Hobart City Council since 2007 and is currently the Chair of Community Development and Public Art Committees.

    Authorised by Bill Harvey 148 Davey St Hobart.

  • Philip Cocker

    Philip Cocker

    Alderman, Hobart City Council, candidate for Lord Mayor and Alderman

    Philip Cocker is a Hobart City Council Alderman who Chairs the Council’s Finance, Audit and Superannuation Committees. He has run small businesses and worked in Law Enforcement.  

  • Helen Burnet

    Helen Burnet

    Alderman, Hobart City Council, candidate for Lord Mayor and Alderman

    Helen is a committed advocate for social justice and our built and natural environment. Since being elected to Hobart City Council in 2005, she has championed a broad range of social and environmental issues affecting the Tasmanian community, including people-focussed urban design, regional planning, care of waterways, heritage and the arts.

  • Penelope Ann

    Penelope Ann

    Candidate for Alderman, Clarence City Council

    Experienced in Education, the Arts, Small Business and Tourism, I will help Tasmania transition into the new economy.

  • Rachel Andrew

    Candidate for Alderman, Hobart City Council

    Rachel Andrew is a physiotherapist who works with people with neurological issues and in women’s health. She worked for 8 years at the Royal Hobart Hospital and on returning to Hobart after volunteering with AUSAID, she chose to work part time in Sandy Bay and the city.

    Rachel is running for council to ensure the continuation of Hobart's enviable lifestyle. She strongly supports a healthy and safe city, artists and small business, believing in economic dynamism through diversity and social inclusion. Hobart's strength is in its community and Rachel fosters this with membership and volunteer work with different organizations.

    She lives in West Hobart and enjoys travelling, camping, baking, knitting, fermenting, permaculture and the ukelele.

  • Simon Burnett

    Simon Burnett

    Candidate for Alderman, Hobart City Council

    I grew up in Bellerive and Howrah and joined the Greens after living and travelling overseas. I witnessed for myself the effect on societies of extreme environmental damage and a nonexistent social safety net. These are the issues which the Greens are working to protect Australia from.

  • Ian Mackintosh

    Candidate for Councillor, Huon Valley Council

  • Richard Atkinson

    Candidate for Councillor, Kingborough Council

    I'm running for Kingborough Council because I want to represent the diverse people who live in Kingborough and help support our many different communities. I'm passionate about social justice and sustainability.

    Richard Atkinson grew up in Burnie and Hobart.  He trained as an engineer at the University of Tasmania and completed his masters at RMIT University. 

    Since then he has worked for private and public telecommunications and software companies in Hobart and Melbourne as well as spending periods working in Germany and South-East Asia.

    In his spare time he grows vegetables, tends his chooks and sails his dilapidated old boat around the Derwent and Channel.

  • Rosalie Woodruff

    Rosalie Woodruff

    Councillor, Huon Valley Council, Candidate for Councillor

    Dr Rosalie Woodruff is an epidemiologist and a Greens councillor on the Huon Valley Council. Her previous career focussed on the health impacts of climate change. She has worked for many years in the health sector and in developing community housing options. She now runs an energy efficient building business with her partner, and is active in the school and disability communities.