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Field, Anne

Occupation
Teacher

Summary

Anne Field was a once only candidate for Parliament (Independent candidate, New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Kogarah, 1988) and a successful local government councillor. She was elected to the Kogarah Municipal Council in 1999 and 2004.

Details

Anne Field has been a State high school teacher of Economics and Geography since 1975 and has continued to study herself. In 1988 she was studied accounting at the St George College of TAFE and later went on to complete a BA, Dip Ed and Dip Urban Studies. She was Treasurer of St George Hospital and Deputy Principal of the Saturday School of Community Languages at St George Girls' High, a member of the Kogarah Historical Society, and a member of the Kogarah Bicentennial Committee and the International Youth Year committee.

She was elected to Kogarah Council in 1999 and re-elected in 2004. As a councillor she has been committed to the maintenance of the Council's Heritage List and has been a delegate to the Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils Heritage Forum since its inception in 1997.

She is an active member of the Councils Estuary Floodplain Management working party, Access working party, Community Safety Working party and the Urban Planning working party. She has been President of the Management Committee of Kogarah Community Services since 2000.

Sources used to compile this entry: Collection of the election leaflets, handouts, newspaper cuttings etc. for the New South Wales state election, 19th March 1988, Mitchell Library; http://www.kogarah.nsw.gov.au (accessed 14 July 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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