The Green Team for Newcastle
John Mackenzie – Candidate for Newcastle
Dr John Mackenzie is a father, a social scientist, a community campaigner, and a lifelong advocate of progressive politics, social justice and environmental sustainability. He has over fifteen years experience in academic, government and consulting roles, using his expertise in engagement and negotiation to bring communities together to find solutions to complex, divisive and intractable natural resource management problems. John has built a solid reputation as a local community organiser, leading campaigns for improved health regulations to reduce air and water pollution in our port and rail corridor suburbs, and opposing the fourth coal terminal.
Greens Senate Team
The 2016 Federal Election will see the Greens field a strong Senate team with close links to the Hunter. Lead candidate, Lee Rhiannon is an experienced Senator who has stood up for the Hunter on many occasions including campaigning to stop TAFE cuts and to help the people of Willamtown effected by the toxic contamination at the RAAF base. Second on the ticket is Michael Osborne a long time Newcastle councillor. The team is rounded out by Jane Oakley, a resident of Lake Macquarie and passionate advocate for many local issues.
For more information
John Mackenzie – Phone: 040 543 3550
Lee Rhiannon – http://lee-rhiannon.greensmps.org.au/
Michael Osborne – Phone: 0439 442 984
Jane Oakley – Phone 0401 867 080