Jane Moran

Candidate for Whitehorse City Council - Cootamundra ward

I have lived in North Blackburn (Cootamundra Ward) for more than 30 years and am married with two adult sons.

I hold degrees in Science and Plant Virus Epidemiology and worked as a government research scientist (retiring as Research Director, Plant Health). This involved managing multimillion-dollar budgets.  Subsequently I purchased a small business, which I ran for five years. Now retired, I have the time, enthusiasm, and energy to put back into the wonderful community I live in.

Over the years my family has been actively involved in the community through a number of volunteer activities. These have included coaching junior and disabled basketball, and various contributions to junior and women's football. I am a life member of the Whitehorse Colts Junior Football Club and have volunteered with the SES, Doncare and the Eastern Emergency Network.

I am running for council because I think I can make a difference. As a scientist I understand climate change and the urgent need to act, and as a business owner I have a real appreciation of the challenges facing small business.  Now we face the immediate challenge of COVID19 a global disaster that is still playing out. The way things were done in the past will not be appropriate for a post-COVID future.

If elected my priorities are:

  •  To ensure that the most vulnerable in our community are supported through this COVID19 crisis.
  • To make sure that we get planning decisions right, for residents and businesses, especially as they relate to our changing climate.
  • To ensure that we maintain and enhance the green leafy suburbs that we live in, by identifying opportunities to enhance public open space, community gardens, sporting fields and our streetscapes.

 

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