“I am deeply committed to my local area and its small businesses, which I have shown with the successful campaign to reduce plastic waste. In this first term of Council my priorities include:
- Stopping destructive overdevelopment.
- Supporting businesses and residents in gaining energy independence.
- Getting smarter about waste and the reduction of plastic.
- Increasing urban tree canopy cover and introducing other cooling strategies for streets, neighbourhoods, playgrounds and parks.”
- Emma and her family have lived in the Beecroft-Cheltenham area for more than 20 years.
- She deeply values her connections with the numerous civic, environmental and residents’ groups.
- Emma has been part of many community efforts to make Hornsby Shire more sustainable, fairer and greener, most notably her Bag Free Beecroft initiative.