Help Rosie win Chisholm in the Federal Election 2019!
CANDIDATE FOR CHISHOLM
Rosemary arrived from South Africa in 2007 and became an Australian citizen in 2012. She represented the Animal Justice Party in the Lower House seats of Batman (2013) and the Eastern Metropolitan Region (2014 and 2016) elections. A current Victorian General Committee member, she was Treasurer for AJP Victoria from 2014 – 2017 and has worked on campaigns to ban jumps racing, protect Grey Headed Flying foxes and to release dogs and cats from Victorian laboratories.
She believes legislation is the best way to protect animals from exploitation, degradation and abuse.
Her love of animals led her to rescuing wildlife and volunteering at a wildlife shelter from 2012 – 2017. She would like to see more people taking action on environmental issues such as campaigning for stronger climate change policies and ending factory farming.
Rosemary lives with her mother, son and 3 rescued companions – two of whom were rescued from puppy farms. She currently works in the Health, Safety and Environment department of an energy company and has degrees in Music, Psychology and Anthropology.