Forum encouraging women to run in Local Government Elections comes to Cooma

first_imgForum encouraging women to run in Local Government Elections comes to Cooma The Australian Local Government Women’s Association NSW Branch and Snowy Monaro Regional Council are hosting a free forum to encourage and help guide local women through the process of nominating and running for election to council.With the next local government elections in NSW scheduled for Saturday 4 September 2021, the ALGWA’s “Getting Women Elected Forum” to be held at The Snow Mountains Traveller’s Rest, Cooma on Saturday 29 May 2021 is the perfect opportunity for local women who want to make a difference in their community and learn how to get involved from those that have done it themselves.“Representation is so important in politics. Councils in our region have lagged behind much of the rest of the country in electing, or even running, female candidates in our local government elections,” said Mayor Peter Beer, Snowy Monaro Regional Council.“To any women in the Snowy Monaro who have ever considered politics, I strongly encourage them to attend this important forum.”Less than a third of councillors across NSW are women, making our state second last for female representation in local government.What: Women in Local Government – Female ForumWho: Women of the Snowy Monaro regionWhen: 9am – 12 noon, Saturday 29 March 2021Where: The Snowy Mountains Traveller’s Rest, 583 Snowy Mountains Highway, CoomaCost: FREEHow: Registrations are essential and are open now via the below link.Registration Link… /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Australia, Australian, community, Cooma, council, elected, election, Government, local council, Local Government, NSW, running, snow, Snowy Monaro, Snowy Mountains, womenlast_img

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