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Trail Advocacy - write to members of Federal Parliament


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By Little-Ditty - Posted on 11 August 2007

NB: Originally posted elsewhere on the Global Riders Network and appears via syndication.

For anyone that wants to write to a Federal Parliamentarian, please target your letters to:

Northern Suburbs Ministers

Member for Mackellar
Ms Bronwyn Bishop (Liberal)
Encompassing: Akuna Bay, Avalon, Bayview, Beacon Hill, Belrose, Bilgola, Bungan Beach, Careel Bay, Church Point, Clareville, Collaroy, Collaroy Plateau, Cottage Point, Cromer, Davidson, Dee Why, Duffys Forest, Elanora Heights, Elvina Bay, Frenchs Forest, Great Mackerel Beach, Ingleside, Kuringai Chase, Lovett Bay, Mona Vale, Morning Bay, Narrabeen, Narraweena, Newport, North Narrabeen, Oxford Falls, Palm Beach, Scotland Island, Terrey Hills, Towlers Bay, Warriewood, Whale Beach, Wheeler Heights

Address:
The Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP
Liberal Party of Australia
657 Pittwater Road
Dee Why NSW 2099

Member for Warringah
Mr Tony Abbott (Liberal)
Encompassing: Allambie, Allambie Heights, Balgowlah, Balgowlah Heights, Balmoral, Beacon Hill, Beauty Point, Brookvale, Clifton Gardens, Clontarf, Curl Curl, Dee Why, Fairlight, Forrestville, Frenchs Forest, Harbord, Killarney Heights, Manly, Manly Vale, Mosman, Narraweena, North Balgowlah, North Curl Curl, North Head, North Manly, Queenscliff, Seaforth, Spit Junction, Wingala

Address:
The Hon Tony Abbott MP
Liberal Party of Australia
PO Box 450
Manly NSW 2095

Your Local Member

The areas above are those in which the majority of the Northern Beaches tracks like. It might also be a good idea to write to your local member if you live outside these areas. You can find out who your local member is from the AEC, there is a search form here (as of May 2008):

http://apps.aec.gov.au/esearch/Default.aspx

Other Members

Certain Australian Parks fall under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. Ministers for this department are listed here:

http://www.environment.gov.au/minister/index.html

Currently these ministers are:

The Hon Peter Garrett AM MP
Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts.
Address:
PO Box 249
Maroubra NSW 2035

Senator the Hon. Penny Wong
Minister for Climate Change and Water
Address:
PO Box 6237, Halifax Street
Adelaide SA 5000

It might also be an idea to apply pressure to ministers for health and sport. They are listed here:

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishin...

The Hon Kate Ellis MP
Minister for Sport.
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

The Hon Nicola Roxon MP
Minister for Health and Ageing.
MG 50
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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