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Lambert, Judy (1944 - )

28 May 1944
Benalla, Victoria, Australia
Environmental scientist


Judy Lambert was a once only candidate for election to the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales when she stood as a Greens candidate in 1999 for the seat of Manly. She has however, been a local government councillor for two terms (Manly Council, 1999-2007) and is an outstanding environmental scientist.


Judy Lambert was born in Benalla, Victoria and educated at Benalla High School and several universities. She. Holds a Bpharm., Victorian College of Pharmacy (1969), BSc (Hons) Melbourne University (1971), PhD (Pharmacology) Melbourne University (1975), Grad Dip Environmental Management, Mitchell CAE (1989) and Grad Dip Business Admin., UTS, (1998).

Judy Lambert has worked as a consultant to the Federal Environment Minister (1990-1992), an environmental advocate with the Wilderness Society (1987-1990) and as a research scientist in both the USA and Australia (1971-1987). From 1967 to 1974 she was a pharmacist at Royal Melbourne Hospital. Since 1993 she has been a co-director of Community Solutions.

Judy Lambert was elected to the Manly Council in 1999 after having achieved 5% of the formal votes cast. She has lived in Manly for 25 years and is a partner in a consultancy business specialising in strengthening links between communities and decision makers. As a Councillor, she has been a member of many committees including the Manly Sustainability Strategy Management Group, the Landscape Management and Urban Design Committee, the manly Visitor and Community Board, the Manly Coastline Management Committee and the manly Scientific Advisory Panel.

Sources used to compile this entry: (accessed 6 October 2005); (accessed 6 October 2005); Contemporary Australian Women 1996/97.

Annette Alafaci

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