Clarence Valley Council

Our Councillors and our Plan for the Clarence Valley
Greg Clancy

Greg Clancy

Greg is a self-employed ecologist who has worked for government as well as running his own business. With a doctorate in wildlife ecology, he has a sound knowledge of planning and environmental legislation.

A Clarence Valley resident for almost 40 years, he has been a leader in the environment movement, from the Washpool and pulp mill campaigns to today’s mega port proposal. He has also been active in local country music and jazz clubs.

As councillor, Greg is particularly interested in working to ensure meaningful community engagement in Council’s decision-making.

Issues the Greens focus on in Clarence Valley

  • No mega port at Yamba
  • A healthy dam-free Clarence
  • Keeping the Northern Rivers free of gas mining
  • Local biodiversity protection through full implementation of the Clarence Valley Biodiversity Strategy
  • Sustainable employment and industry, including ecotourism and ‘clean’ small businesses
  • Support for minority groups, Aboriginal communities and outlying villages.