Dr Amanda Cohn is a locally trained medical doctor working at the Albury Base Hospital. She is a dynamic young professional passionate about improving the lives of Albury residents through equitable access to health, education, and other social services.
Amanda is a field volunteer and officer in the Albury Unit of the State Emergency Service. She has been a strong local advocate for marriage equality and rights to medical privacy around women’s health clinics. She is a conjoint associate lecturer at the UNSW Rural Medical School in Albury and has been working to keep doctors who train in the country working in the country.
She ran as the Greens candidate for Farrer in the 2016 federal election and received over 15% of the vote in Albury:
“I put my hand up to represent our community in federal parliament, and in doing so met local residents from all walks of life to hear their concerns. It makes sense to continue that work in local government.”