John is well known in the Bathurst region for his longstanding commitment to the local environment. John is keen to support the exciting opportunities ahead, and believes that Bathurst can be expanded as a regional hub for small business in the renewable energy sector, local clean food, technology, freight, tourism, sport and education. Using his extensive experience in sustainability, land management and affordable eco homebuilding John will ensure Bathurst is climate resilient and food & energy secure. John is currently working with the Federal Government Green Army program, managing environmental projects.