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Milson, Virginia

Occupation
Environmentalist and Activist

Summary

Virginia Milson is an environmental activist and Greens Party member who ran once for election to the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales: for the seat of Bligh in 1995.

Details

Virginia Milson is best known as one of the founders of the Boral Green Shareholders, now called Green Shareholders. In 1995, increasingly desperate about the protection of old growth forests in New South Wales, a group of shareholders gained access to the Annual General Meeting of Boral and attempted to influence the company's policy on woodchipping.

She is also active as the Convenor of Waste Crisis Network Sydney and is a member of the Nature Conservation Council of NSW and its Zero Waste Network Advisory Committee.
She is an active member of her precinct within the area of the Waverley Municipal Council.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.boralgreen.shares.green.net.au (accessed 6 October 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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