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NSW Committee details

In October 2021, New South Wales Delegates voted in the next State Committee to steer the NSW branch of the Animal Justice Party through the next two years. They bring a wealth of real-world, political and advocacy experience and should provide confidence to the Party Members that the direction of the Party in NSW is in great hands. 

GENERAL COMMITTEE MEMBER

Ally Waters, General Committee Member

Alison Waters lives in a small village in the Northern Rivers. She joined the Animal Justice Party in 2016, after Mike Baird’s ‘backflip’ on the greyhound racing ban. Since that time, she...

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TREASURER

Desmond Bellamy, Treasurer

Desmond Bellamy is currently writing a PhD which is due for completion in 2022 in the School of Culture and Communications at Melbourne University, on the subject of human cannibalism and anthropocentrism....

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DEPUTY CONVENOR

Michael Dello-Iacovo, Deputy Convenor

Michael Dello-Iacovo joined the Animal Justice Party in 2016, and first became involved as a volunteer in 2018 with the launch of the AJP NSW Youth Wing. Michael is a PhD candidate...

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CONVENOR

Julie Power, Convenor

Julie Power's journey to animal activism and veganism first took hold when she was 15 years old. Walking past NSW Parliament, she saw a lone woman protesting with a poster of a...

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SECRETARY

Catherine Ward, Secretary

Catherine Ward is the Secretary of the NSW Committee and is also the Secretary of the Animal Justice Party’s Sydney North West Regional Group. She lives in Parramatta with her four children,...

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GENERAL COMMITTEE MEMBER

Teresa Romanovsky, General Committee Member

Teresa has been living in Sydney’s Inner West for the last decade and has seen it grow, evolve and flourish. Since 2017, Teresa has been an active member of the Animal Justice...

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GENERAL COMMITTEE MEMBER

Heather Edwards, General Committee Member

Heather lives in the Southern Highlands in NSW where she runs the Southern Highlands Friendly Vegans, a local social group encouraging a vegan diet. Heather also volunteers with NSW Hen Rescue and...

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GENERAL COMMITTEE MEMBER

Cathy Blasonato, General Committee Member

Cathy Blasonato has been involved in animal welfare for 30 years. She has run as a candidate for the Animal Justice Party in the state seat of Ballina in the 2019 lection,...

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GENERAL COMMITTEE MEMBER

Jason Alan, General Committee Member

Jason has been a member of the Animal Justice Party for a few years and a delegate and NSW Committee member for two years. Jason stood for the 2019 NSW state election...

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