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Peebles, Robyn

Summary

Robyn Peebles ran twice for election, but her life is primarily devoted to church work. She was a Call to Australia party candidate in both elections for the House of Representatives seat of Bennelong in 1990 and the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Gladesville in 1991.

Details

Robyn Peebles was the pastor of the Church of the Good Shepherd in West Ryde, a suburb of Sydney. In 2003 she was awarded the Citizen of the Year Award by the Ryde Council for her services in instituting the Mayoral Community Prayer Breakfast, and her other community activities. These included being convenor for the Interchurch taskforce for Children and Youth, her work for the establishment of a West Ryde Chamber of Commerce and her work on the Granny Smith Festival Committee. She later became a director of Kingdom Living Ministries Ltd.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.ryde.nsw.gov.au/news/mr100103a.htm (accessed 21 October 2005); http://www.everyhome.org.au/board_of_directors.htm (accessed 21 October 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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