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Cr Marijke Graham

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Wyreena ward
0418 109 015
marijke.graham@maroondah.vic.gov.au

Marijke was elected to Council in 2016. She is a secondary school teacher who lives in Croydon North with her husband Adam and their two young children. Marijke is interested in the wellbeing of residents of all ages, the provision of library and family services, and ensuring a strong local economy and sustainable living practices. She looks forward to being a force for positive change and to serving the Maroondah community.

Marijke is representing Council on the Arts Advisory Committee, Eastern Alliance for Greenhouse Action, Eastern Transport Coalition, Maroondah Communities of Wellbeing Steering Committee, Maroondah Environment Advisory Committee, Maroondah Age-Friendly Cities & Communities Network, and Victorian Local Government Women’s Charter.

Latest news from Cr Graham

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During July I was honoured to speak at the Women Leading Change winter dinner at Norwood Football Club, hosted by the Women of the EFL.

It was a pleasure to sit on the panel with the likes of AFLW player Katherine Smith and Women’s Health East CEO Kristine Olaris. We spoke to an audience of more than 180 women about our leadership journeys and provided advice on how to become a leader in your chosen field.

As a Councillor it’s part of my role to encourage and support the very many people who contribute so much to our local community. I believe that no matter your gender or age, all Maroondah residents have their own unique skills, passions and strengths that they can use to make Maroondah a great place to live, work and play.

So, if you’re feeling inspired why not pop into a service centre to find out more about the range of volunteer opportunities available. 

21/06/2017
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