Terry le Roux

Candidate for Manly

Terry has lived on the Northern Beaches for over 25 years, and has a proven track record of driving outcomes for the community. He has been actively involved in the North Harbour Community Group and Balgowlah Residents Group, ensuring that Manly retains its community and environmental values. Terry has been active in campaigns to protect local bushland, save the Manly Ferries, oppose a poorly designed proposed car park under Manly Oval, and the community campaign opposing the Northern Beaches Tunnel. Terry's leadership working for the community, and collaborative and constructive approach to engaging with residents and local government, has been recognised by the Northern Beaches Council, as he was awarded Senior Citizen of the Year in 2022.

Terry has a professional background as a techno-economist and self-employed consultant, and has advised on major infrastructure projects around the world. This professional background he regularly uses to serve the community by advising resident groups on technical aspects of infrastructure proposals, and holding governments to account on economic management of projects.

Terry's local priorities for Manly include:

  1. Scrapping the Beaches Link Tunnel Project 
  2. Upgrade the public bus transport within the Northern Beaches, including B-Line connections from DY and Mona Vale to Metro Station transport hubs on the North Shore
  3. Remove shark nets - and replace with upgraded surveillance technology 
  4. A review of the state planning process to return planning powers back to local Councils and the local community, including overhauling the certification system
  5. Improve protections for Manly Dam bush land from inappropriate development close to the boundary of the Manly Warringah War Memorial Park