- Journalist, Local government councillor and Print Journalist
Mary Binks won a Walkley Award in 1987 for Best Story in a Provincial Newspaper. The Burnie Advocate ran a series of articles about the Tasmanian logging industry between October 22 1986 and February 2, 1987.
Binks has gone on to play an important role in local government in Tasmania. She served as Mayor of the Devonport council in 2000.