Particular Personal INTERESTS
Creating Resilient Individuals and Communities
Education for a Sustainable Society
Diversifying the economy
Planning a Preferred Future
Making it easier for regular people to deal with bureaucracies
Bill of Rights and Addressing over-governance
Julie: A Description
Represents the most rapidly growing demographic in Australia
Is well respected in the community
Is an experienced community advocate
Has received several business awards
Totally committed to the Safety and Sustainability of the Tweed/Byron community and environs
As a parent and (brand new) grandparent is concerned for the future of Australia and the future of the planet
A real alternative to voting for a major party
Will ensure your vote is counted and not wasted.
Wants to involve all interested people in the community and has strategies to do so.
Wants the entire community to feel invested in their candidate.
Julie’s career encompasses a broad range of professional roles. She holds qualifications in Science(Marine Biology), Psychology, Education, Business and Leadership.
In addition to her time in a range of senior capacities in education, she is also a leadership and organisational coach for corporate and education clients, author, publisher, consultant, counsellor, curriculum developer, community advocate and parent.
Julie has extensive experience in business, having owned small businesses and partnered with multinational corporates at various times.
Julie has worked across all three systems of education in every state and territory in Australia researching and implementing all aspects of teacher and principal learning.
Julie is also an active family and community advocate and networker and stood at the last NSW state election as an independent candidate (see the ‘lessons learned’ page on this site). She is passionately concerned about a number of issues including over-development, older women, road safety, the moral and ethical decline of Australia, the Sustainablity of our societies and planet and has been actively working to introduce the concepts of Ecoliteracy and Seventh Generation Thinking for many years.
Julie is also an avid writer who has written numerous books and manuals, and is currently in the process of producing several new publications in including several books of short stories and a book, ‘Education for a Sustainable Society’.
Julie has also received the following awards:
Telstra Entrepreneur of the Year (Tas) 1999
Ausindustry Innovation Award (Finalist) 1999
National Finalist: Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year 1999
Australian Businesswoman’s Hall of Fame 2000
AIMIA Multimedia Award National Finalist 2000
Below- Julie and her PR manager!