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Gemmell, Suzie

IT professional and Project manager


Suzie Gemmell is a social and environmental activist who stood for the Australian Greens Party in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Ku-ring-gai in 2003.


Susie Gemmell has worked in the IT industry for fifteen years, as a software designer, trainer, documentation writer and project manager. She teaches web design at a local community college and develops environmental education programs for children.
She joined the Greens on the day of the Tampa incident in 2001, believing that the Howard government's treatment of refugees and asylum seekers was disgraceful and fair minded people had to voice their opposition to such policies.

She is a long term member of the Australian Conservation Foundation and the Wilderness Society. She is an avid letter writer in favour of preservation of native wildlife.
Susie Gemmel has young children and is an active member of her children's school communities. She completed a B.Communications at the University of Technology in Sydney.

Sources used to compile this entry: (accessed 4 June 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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