I am running for Council on the Greens Ticket because I think local government is crucial to ensuring our community thrives culturally and economically long into the future. In Kiama, the Greens have a proud history of putting the community's needs first, especially the need for a beautiful, clean, and healthy environment.
For me, "environment", includes our cultural and social surroundings. I love the cultural richness and vibrancy of our community. Each of the towns and villages has its own vibe that deserves fostering through cultural initiatives in the arts and creative industries. The arts are a growth area that contributes to all that's good and joyful about our community.
These are some of the things that will "grow" Kiama on a scale that keeps the economy moving without killing the thing we love.