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Byron Shire
May 7, 2021

Jayne Henry – Tweed Candidate

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1 Candidate details

Name: Jayne Henry

Council: Tweed Shire

Town/city: Kingscliff

Number of years in shire/LGA: 11 years

Current councillor? N0

Clubs/sports/interests: Keeping fit at the gym. Enjoy and support sport in general. Music and the arts.

Are you a member of a political party or an organised ‘ticket’? Member of an independent group

If yes, which party or who else is on your ticket?: Kerry Turner, Nicole Schiller, Kevin Skinner, Rhiannon Brinsmead

Brief description: I am a hard-working and motivated businesswoman with a passion for community, youth and business development.

2 What has motivated you to stand?

The need for change, growth and fresh perspective

3 What is your vision for the shire/LGA?

Growth and opportunities in employment through development of youth-mentoring programs, sustainable small business, structured tourism packaging and improved aged-care systems and facilities, with minimal impact to our unique and precious environment.

4 In your opinion, how can council best balance the need for further residential development with the need to preserve the local environment?

Focus residential developments in areas that will have the least impact on our environment!

5 What particular issues do you feel strongly about?

• development of youth mentoring programs
• improve tourism sector and develop a supported schedule of productive events
• job growth
• small business sustainability
• focus on our aged-care requirements of our above-state-average percentage of over-65s


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