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Ranke, Aine

Accountant and Lecturer


Aine Ranke is a committed environmentalist who represented the Australian Greens in the following elections:
House of Representatives, Paterson 2001, 2004
New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Maitland, 2003.


Aine Ranke has lived in the Maitland area for most of her life. She is a committed environmentalist and is very active in the Hunter Region Landcare Network, representing Maitland landcarers. She has been prominent in the rehabilitation of a local watercourse in East Maitland.

Aine Ranke has taught business management, accounting and computing at T.A.F.E. and expressed her support for public education and a TAFE system that is adequately resourced in her campaign statements.

In 2003 Aine held office in the Maitland and Hunter Region Landcare Network, the Maitland Youth Enterprise and the Maitland City Council's Greening Plan Reference Group. She was also convenor of a national working group to encourage community input into Earth Summit 2002.

Sources used to compile this entry: (accessed 4 June 2005); Ephemera on NSW State and local elections, Box 12, Mitchell Library collection, State Library of NSW, Sydney.

Annette Alafaci

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