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Gill, Linda

Occupation
Horticulturalist

Summary

A prominent councillor and environmentalist, Linda Gill has served on the Great Lakes Council since 1991. She unsuccessfully tried to entre the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Myall Lakes in 1995, 1999 and 2003 elections where she ran as an Australian Greens Party candidate.

Details

Linda Gill and her husband Greg have been resident in the Myall Lakes area for more than two decades. Linda has been active in a wide range of environmental organisations including the North Coast Environment Council, (Executive 1990-2002, Vice President 1997-2001); Lower North Coast Catchment Management Board; Karuah-Great Lakes Regional Vegetation Committee (Chairperson); Smiths Lake Estuary Management Committee (Chairperson 1995-2002); Regional Co-ordinator, North East Forest Alliance (1989-1999); Hunter District National Parks and Wildlife Services Advisory Committee (1995-2002).

In 2003 she was the Local Government Association's representative on the Biological Diversity Advisory Council, and was a Board member of the Hunter Regional Organisation of Councils (1996-2002).

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