The Minister for Planning and Local Government, the Hon Peter Gutwein MP, has suspended the Glenorchy City Council’s Aldermen for a period of six months effective from 12:00 midnight 8 February 2017. Any questions or queries please contact directly Glenorchy City Council or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Customer Service 03 6216 6800
Personal Background and History
Alderman Branch-Allen was first elected to Council in 2007.
A resident of Collinsvale, she is employed part-time as CEO of Kidsafe Tasmania.
She is the Chair of Carers Tasmania, a member of the Minister’s Disability Advisory Council and a member of the President’s Group Carers Australia.
In 2008 she was a Tasmanian representative on the Prime Minister’s 20/20 Summit, and was the National President of the Australian Council of State Schools for three years.
She has received two Awards for Excellence in Education from the State Government, a National award from Kidsafe for significant contribution to childhood injury prevention and prior to being elected to Council was awarded a Glenorchy City Council Volunteering Award for over 10,000 hours of community service.
Current Council Representation
Alderman Branch-Allen is Council’s representative on the following committees and working groups:
- City of Glenorchy Australia Day Nominations;
- Community Road Safety Partnership Program;
- Glenorchy Arts and Culture Advisory Committee (chair);
- New Moonah Arts Centre Steering Committee (chair);
- Glenorchy LEARN Committee;
- Lawn Bowls Facility Strategy Group; and
- Southern Waste Strategy Authority (proxy).