- LIST OF CANDIDATES: Who's running for Orange City Council in the 2021 Local Government elections?
The CWD is featuring a series of profiles on candidates that have elected to lead tickets ahead of the December 4 elections.
David Mallard - Group J
Political affiliation and your running mates: I'm leading the Greens team with Haidee Edwards and Neil Jones for Mayor. Also on our ticket are Ann-Maree McLaughlin, Robert McLaughlin, Jenny Pratten and Stephen Nugent.
Occupation: Union organiser, former Parliamentary advisor and CSU lecturer
What is your family situation: Live with partner Liz and four cats - kids and step-kids all grown up
How long have you lived in Orange: 12 years
Most important issues: A healthy, sustainable environment - green spaces and street trees, community climate action, responsible and innovative water management.
Housing affordability, delivering social and affordable housing throughout the city.
A liveable, inclusive Orange with footpaths, parks and playgrounds, community facilities and a vibrant central business district.
Why you should vote for us: We need a Council that will work for the good of the whole community and plan for environmentally sustainable development to meet the city's future needs.
Orange's Greens Councillors have built a reputation as dedicated, progressive representatives of our local community.
They've worked hard, cooperatively and with integrity to deliver improvements and protect important services in our region, from storm-water harvesting to saving local parks to revitalising the CBD.
I'm dedicated and equipped to serve as a councillor focussed on improving our wellbeing.
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