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Moore, Catherine (1958 - )

Born
1958
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Artist, Political candidate and Political staffer

Summary

An Australian Greens activist and candidate for Monaro in 1995, 1999 and 2003, for the House of Representatives, Riverina in 2001, for the Senate in New South Wales (NSW) in 1998 and for the Tallaganda Shire Council in 1995.

Details

Catherine Moore was born in Sydney but moved to Monaro in 1981, and lives outside Braidwood, in a solar-powered earth house. She has been a member of the Greens since 1993 and is the founder of the Braidwood Greens. She has been Policy Coordinator and Convenor of the Greens 1996-7. In 2001 she produced a CD "Greensongs" and in 2003 she was the Greens' national membership secretary.

She was elected to the 1998 Constitutional Convention, and was an Australian spokesperson at the Kyoto Climate Change Convention. She has been involved in many campaigns, such as the Native Title and Reconciliation campaigns and the fight to restore water flow to the Snowy River.
Catherine Moore is an active member of the Landcare organisation and her local Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade.

Her election leaflet stressed the environment, public education, water policy and social justice. She has one daughter, whom she has home-schooled to HSC level.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.nsw.greens.org.au/candidates ( accessed 15 June 2005); http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/23987/20020822/www.peg.qpc.org - accessed 14 July 2005.

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