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AJP Victoria - State Committee

In October 2021, Victorian Delegates voted in the next State Committee to steer the Victorian branch of the Animal Justice Party through the next two years. They bring a wealth of real-world, political and advocacy experience and should provide confidence to the Party Members that the direction of the Party in Victoria is in great hands. 

CONVENOR

Bronwyn Currie, Convenor

Based in Boonwurrung Country, Bronwyn has broad experience across her career, working in the Victorian public sector in senior HR consultancy, operated small businesses, held executive committee positions with many local community organisations,...

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TREASURER

Sam Hall, Treasurer

Based in Boonwurrung Country in Melbourne’s South East (though often found gallivanting elsewhere), Sam works in banking and financial services regulation. Sam joined the Animal Justice Party in 2020, discontent with the...

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COMMITTEE MEMBER

Nat Kopas, Committee Member

Based in Wurundjeri Country, Nat's passion is animal advocacy and has been involved in the 'Ban Duck Shooting' campaign for 19 years. She's not giving up until it's banned! She is the group leader...

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COMMITTEE MEMBER

Beth Melican, Committee Member

Based in Wurundjeri Country, Beth is a qualified school teacher, group facilitator and workplace trainer and assessor. She has worked extensively in the public and community sectors as a trainer and educator. An active member of AJP...

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Ruth Weston, Committee Member

Based in Wadawurrung Country along the SurfCoast, Ruth is passionate about improving the lives of animals through advocacy and the political sphere. She is an AJP delegate, Deputy RGL for Western Victoria, part of...

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COMMITTEE MEMBER

Georgie Purcell, Committee Member

Based in Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurung and Wurundjeri Country, Georgie first joined the Animal Justice Party in 2012 and currently works as Chief of Staff to Andy Meddick in the Victorian Parliament....

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Gwynne Brennan, Committee Member

Living and working in Boonwurrung County, Gwynne has a robust background in communications and engagement, holding executive-level positions in Victorian government agencies and regulators. Gwynne is a relatively new member of AJP...

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