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Russell, Susie

Occupation
Environmentalist

Summary

Susie Russell is a Greens party activist who contested the following elections:
New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Port Macquarie, 1995, 1996 (by election)
House of Representatives, Lyne, 1996, 2003
Senate, NSW, 1998, 2004.
She has been an activist since high school, for many causes, including women's rights, abortion law reform, education funding and the environment. Since moving to the North coast of NSW in the early 90s, Susie Russell has been one of the regional co-ordinators of the North East Forest Alliance. She was President of the North Coast Environment Council 2000-2002 and in 2003 was Deputy President. She is that organisation's representative on the executive of the Nature Conservation Council of NSW. Susie has spent time working as a researcher and advisor on environmental legislation for Greens MLC Ian Cohen.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/34138/20030320/www.nsw.greens.org.au (accessed 5 June 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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