GREENS CANDIDATE FOR PARRAMATTA WARD, CITY OF PARRAMATTA – 9 September 2017 ELECTION
Phil has lived locally with his spouse Annie Nielsen in the Parramatta area for 22 years and has two daughters.
Phil has been a civil engineer, TAFE head teacher, and an officer of the teachers’ union, working for better conditions for students and workers. He remains a committed “Save TAFE” activist.
Phil won a National Volunteer Award for his leadership roles in the Parramatta climate action group, heritage Female Factory Friends and as president of Reconciliation for Western Sydney for 20 years. He also volunteers with Bush Care and the Better Planning Network.
As a Councillor, Phil would continue to advocate strongly for Parramatta’s green spaces, heritage, communities opposing overdevelopment, ethical governance, affordable housing, local clean energy jobs and youth.