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Brooke, Vicki

Occupation
Businesswoman

Summary

Vicki Brooke is a businesswoman with a long term interest in community and the environment. She ran as an Australian Greens candidate in the 2003 Peats elections.

Details

Vicki Brooke has worked in small business and the arts. She has managed a variety of enterprises, including a company servicing public arts and tourism clients. At the time of her candidature, Vicki was a voluntary business mentor for the Central Coast Mentor Service and conducted training workshops for the Hunter Business Chamber.

Vicki has been involved in community affairs for over thirty years, and has recently taken a particular interest in genetically engineered food and globalisation. She is a founding member of the GeneEthics Network, and has lobbied Federal politicians on the subject of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). Vicki campaigned on a platform of protection of forests and waterways, opposition to overdevelopment and encroachment of public land by private interests.

She has children and grandchildren.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/34138/20030320/www.nsw.greens.org (accessed 5 June 2005); http://www.hunterbusinesschamber.com.au/index.php?p=103 (accessed 12 June 2005); https:/www.greenpeace.org.au/truefood/network2html?mode=profiles&profileid (accessed 12 June 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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