Protect NSW’s renewable energy future

The future of the most cost effective renewable energy technology in NSW is now at risk. The capacity to cut 17 million tonnes of CO2 from the state’s greenhouse gas emissions while creating 4,000 new jobs could be lost if the $10 billion worth of wind farm developments currently proposed for NSW are driven away by guidelines proposed by the O’Farrell government. The Greens urge you to write a submission … Continue reading

Jacqueline Marks

Jacqui was born in England and came to Australia as a young adult.  She is married with three daughters. Jacqui trained as a TAFE teacher when she arrived in Australia and worked in country TAFE colleges before moving with her family to the Inner West. Jacqui worked as a teacher of ESL before focussing on supporting her children through the HSC and her husband in his engineering consultancy. Jacqui is a … Continue reading

Steve Maxwell

I was born in Queensland in 1954 and moved to Sydney in 1984. I have participated in Greens politics since the 1990’s. I was Greens candidate for Reid (Federal seat) in 2001 and Auburn (State seat) in 2003, mainly in opposition to the Clyde Waste Transfer dump. My interest in history resulted in a dedication, at Drummoyne Wharf, to forgotten Australian air pioneer and local war hero, Guy Menzies. I am … Continue reading

Jan Finkelstein

Jan Finkelstein was born in Perth, Western Australia. She trained as a school teacher at Mt Lawley Teachers’ College, WA and then travelled widely in Europe, North Africa and Asia.  She lived and worked in London between her travels. Upon her return to Australia in 1985, she settled in Concord West.  She worked as the Manager of Burwood Area Community Housing for 8 years. Jan then worked as a casual … Continue reading

Sundar Mahtani

  Sundar was born in Gibraltar to Indian parents. He is fluent in English and Spanish and understands Pakistani and Indian languages. He is married and has a son. At a young age Sundar migrated to England where he was very active in the Labour Party. He graduated from University of London in Education in 1984. In his last employment in London he coordinated an advice service and managed a … Continue reading

Dr Adam Butler

Dr Adam Butler has been an active member of the Canada Bay Greens since joining the group in 2007 and has lived in Concord West since 2003. Adam is an mechanical engineer with a PhD in Biomedical Engineering and is passionate about seeking practical, real and long term solutions to society’s problems. A major shortcoming is the lack of systems thinking in guiding local decision making. Systems thinking considers causes and effects … Continue reading