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Australind Leschenault Place Advisory Group

The Shire of Harvey’s Advisory Groups aim to improve community engagement and inform the Shire of the needs and aspirations in the community.

Each Advisory Group has Council Representatives and Community Representatives. 

Advisory Group meetings are open to the public. For further information, please contact the Community Development team on 9729 0300 or email.

Role of the Group

To advise the Shire of Harvey on strategies and policies for the Australind and Leschenault community.

Objectives of the Group

  • Assist the Shire of Harvey to engage the community about priority projects, services and facilities.
  • Assist the Shire of Harvey to prioritise the Strategic Community Plan strategies and projects.
  • Assist the Shire of Harvey to identify opportunities for community development through creative utilisation of existing resources and assets.
  • Assist the Shire of Harvey by collectively identifying, supporting and working towards projects that serve to build community pride and capacity.

Next Meeting

Our next meeting will be scheduled for February 2023.  Australind Chambers Meeting Room, 7 Mulgara Street, Australind.

Meeting Minutes

View current minutes.

Council Representatives

ImageNameContact details

Cr Michelle Campbell 

Mobile: 0419 796 046
Email: michelle.campbell@harvey.wa.gov.au

Cr Paul Gillett

Mobile: 0429 862 055
Email: paul.gillett@harvey.wa.gov.au
Cr Wendy Dickinson Mobile: 0428 564 490
Email: wendy.dickinson@harvey.wa.gov.au

Community Representatives

NameBiography

Alicia Hitchcock 

Alicia wants to focus on making the community more accessible and inclusive for all.

Cathy Smith

Cathy is a business owner who has worked, lived, and volunteered in the community for more than 15 years.

Chris Bishop

Chris has been involved as a public servant and is a keen advocate for his local community.
Greg Campbell Greg is a previous Shire Councillor with an active interest in youth, families, and community safety.

Julieta Bracknell

Julieta wants to be a voice for her community and be part of the future directions for the area.

Karen McCarthy

Karen is a founding member of Australind Scout Group and has been involved as an executive committee member of the Leschenault Progress Association for the last 15 years.

Leanne Logan-Ketteringham

Leanne is a long-term community volunteer with a focus on young people.

Lynda Armstrong

Lynda values and treasures the community and natural environment where she lives.

Pete Gianfransesco

Pete is a local business owner with a passion for the community. He wants to provide a voice to Council and be a part of the decision-making process.

Seana Sloan

Seana is passionate about engaging the community and facilitating a communication link between the community the Shire.