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Clover Moore adds Marriage Campaigner to Independant Ranks for upcoming election

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State MP and Lord Mayor Of Sydney, Clover Moorehas announced her Independents team for the upcoming election which includes Equal Marriage rights campaigner, Alex Greenwich.

Here are the candidate profiles for the City Of Sydney Local Government September 8 election.

Clover Moore

Clover Moore – Independent MP since 1988, Lord Mayor of Sydney since 2004 and a tireless advocate for the city and city communities. She champions beautiful public spaces and community facilities, support for the creative industry and action on climate change. Her Lord Mayoral Salary Trust has donated over $1M to inner city charities.

Claudia Bowman

Claudia Bowman – successful small business owner and co-ordinator of the Kings Cross Parents’ and Carers’ Association, with its weekly Junior Jivers sessions at the Wayside Chapel. Claudia has two children, with a third on the way.

Jenny Green

Jenny Green – Academic Director at the National Judicial College of Australia and lecturer at UTS. Jenny is a Director on the board of Tradewinds a not for profit fair trade organisation. Jenny led a successful community campaign which resulted in legislative reform to deal with backpackers selling vehicles on Victoria Street, Kings Cross.

Alex Greenwich

Alex Greenwich – has led the push for marriage equality in Australia. As the convenor of Australian Marriage Equality Alex has inspired thousands of people to support the cause and built broad public support to end discrimination. He is the managing director of a financial recruitment business in the city and a happily married man.

Robyn Kemmis

Robyn Kemmis – experienced administrator and former Councillor. Robyn studied Economics and worked in publishing and tourism in London. She has held senior management positions in the NSW Public Service and was Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) at UTS. Robyn is committed to community participation in local government and is very active in the Glebe community.

Robert Kok

Robert Kok – Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney. He is a practicing lawyer and past president of the Australian Chinese Community Association of NSW, the largest Chinese community association in NSW. Robert is a WWF-Australia Governor, Chair of the City’s Chinese New Year Festival committee. Robert is chair of the City’s Finance Committee overseeing debt free budgets and funding for future projects. Robert has a young family.

John Mant

John Mant – lawyer and planning expert with decades of experience at the highest levels. John has written legislation for state and federal governments including the Local Government Act and was Acting Commissioner at ICAC and a Professor of Planning at UTS. John is president of the Paddington Society.

Nell Schofield

Nell Schofield – writer, broadcaster and documentary maker who was also trained as a Climate Reality Project presenter by Al Gore. Nell starred in Puberty Blues, co-wrote the play Strictly Ballroom and has been an arts & film reporter for the ABC, CNN, Showtime and a host of others. She’s also a surfer and keen bike rider.

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