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2013/14 City of Darwin annual report



2013/14 City of Darwin annual report

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City of Darwin annual report 2013/14


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CITY OF DARWIN Annual Report 2013/14 CITY OF DARWIN Annual Report 2013/14 50 51 Waters Ward Alderman Gary Haslett Gary was born in Adelaide SA in 1964; the first born son of John and Heather Haslett. John Haslett arrived in Darwin in 1958 working with the PMG. Later John married Heather and the family joined him in Darwin in February 1966. Alderman Haslett attended Rapid Creek Primary, Nightcliff Primary and after Cyclone Tracey NiMiRa Primary (for one year Nightcliff, Millner and Rapid Creek schools were combined). Later Alderman Haslett attended Nightcliff High School and Northern Territory University (now Charles Darwin Universtiy). In 1982 Gary started his working life at Channel Eight (now Channel 9). In the 1990s he worked for ABC TV here Alderman Robyn Lesley Since coming to Darwin in 1972 Robyn had been involved in many volunteer organisations and was honoured with life membership of RSPCA, Life Education Centres and Darwin Family Centres. Robyn was interested in reading, politics, and how to develop a community which embraces diversity, innovation and change. Also, for her town planning for quality living and good economic development, the Arts and multiculturalism were all important issues. Robyn had post graduate qualifications in Local Government Management from Charles Sturt University. A senior manager with the NT and Commonwealth Governments up until 1993, Robyn started her own business in 1993 up until 2010 when she then took on the role as Executive Director, Council of the Ageing NT (COTA-NT), a not for profit peak body for more than 50 years. Alderman Allan Mitchell Born in Brisbane in 1947, Allan came to the NT in 1971 to join the NT Police for a couple of years, fully intending to return to Papua New Guinea where he had been for two years previously. Thirty one years later and having served throughout the Territory and a year with the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, he retired in 2002. In 2004, Allan was elected to his first term as an Alderman for the Waters Ward. He has subsequently been re-elected in 2008 and again in 2012. He has lived in Anula since 1988 and has no plans to move Alderman Mitchell enjoys outdoor recreation such as walking, hiking, and in Darwin. His roles included directing local ABC news, 7.30 Report, Stateline NT and Australia Television News (ATV) - broadcast both nationally and internationally. Gary received a silver medal at the prestigious New York Festival for his efforts directing ATV News. Garys qualifications include Bachelor of Business (Public Administration, Management) and Certificate IVs in Training and Assessment and Work Health and Safety. He holds community memberships with the Australian American Association (NT), Royal Commonwealth Society (NT), Australian Japanese Association (NT) and Australian Indonesian Business Council. 2013/14 Representation on Committee Bombing of Darwin and Military History (Alternate) Corporate and Economic Development Ambon Sister City Haikou Sister City Risk Management and Audit (Alternate) Town Planning 2013/14 Representation on Committee Aboriginal Peak Body for Children, Youth and Families in NT Working Group (LGANT Rep) Administrative Review CBD Parking Advisory Corporate and Economic Development (Chairman) Disability Advisory (Alternate) Northern Australia Capital City Committee (Alternate) Risk Management and Audit Top End Regional Organisation of Councils (Alternate) Town Planning City of Darwin was deeply saddened by the loss of Alderman Lesley on 1 August 2014. Robyn was first elected as an Alderman on Council in 1978 and since that time, periodically served over 20 years in the City of Darwin community. She was very passionate about governance and accountability and took much interest in ensuring Council was meeting its legislative and community obligations. She made a truly outstanding contribution to public life in Darwin and in the Northern Territory and will be greatly missed on Council. camping. He has travelled extensively both in Australia and overseas. He is an independent qualified tour guide, working mainly in the cruise ship industry when ships are visiting Darwin. 2013/14 Representation on Committee Ambon Sister City ANZAC Centenary NT Advisory Committee (LGANT Rep) Bombing of Darwin and Military History Community and Cultural Services NT Settlement Planning Town Planning < >

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