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McInnes, Philippa Gay

Occupation
Political candidate and Teacher
Alternative Names
  • McInnes, Pippa (Preferred)

Summary

A local activist and community worker, Pippa McInnes has been a Councillor in the Blue Mountains City Council from 1991-1992 and again since 2004. In 2003 she represented the Australian Greens in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly elections.

Details

Pippa McInnes is a long time resident of the Blue Mountains, and in 2004 is a Blue Mountains City Councillor, having served her first term on council from 1991.

She has worked as a casual teacher, teaching High School English, and (after completing a commercial cooking course) hospitality and food technology. She joined the Greens in 2001, and has attended their State and Federal Conferences, and is a member of the Fundraising, State Election and Management committees.

She has four children, and became involved in public education issues through membership of the Parents and Citizens Committees of her children's schools. She also supports a child in Nepal.

Sources used to compile this entry: Decker, Dianne, Women in Australian Parliament and Local Government: An updated history 1975-1992, Australian Local Government Women's Association, Canberra, 1992; http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/34138/20030320/www.nsw.greens.org.au (accessed 4 June 2005).

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