Help Julie Sloan get elected: Greater Bendigo 2020
JULIE SLOAN - BENDIGO COUNCIL
Julie is standing for Whipstick Ward in Greater Bendigo City Council.
Julie Sloan is the Animal Justice Party candidate for City of Greater Bendigo Council. Julie wishes to acknowledge the Dja Dja Wurrung People, the Traditional custodians of the land that she lives on today, and pay respects to all leaders and Elders. Julie, a lifelong resident of Bendigo, completed nurse training at Northern District School of Nursing, post-graduate studies at La Trobe University, Bendigo, and has worked in community health for 18 years.
Julie cares deeply about protecting animals, promoting community wellbeing, and caring for country. She supports wildlife rescue groups, created Land for Wildlife refuge to protect wildlife and habitat, and has been a Catchment Management Authority Waterwatch volunteer, a member of Jobs Gully Natural Features Reserve action group, and a Watermark Convener with Victorian Women’s Trust.
Julie supports healthy, engaged communities, free from fear and violence. She advocates additional cycling-walking paths in appropriate locations, Forest protection, and Creative Hubs where artists and story-tellers connect us to culture and each other. Julie understands that animals have rights to a cruelty-free life; she supports increased access to desexing, microchipping and rehoming to reduce euthanasia rates and dedicated habitat to help threatened species.
Julie stands for Kindness, Equality, Rationality and Non-Violence, advocating for residents with transparency and accountability. She thinks globally, acts locally, and believes that standing as a candidate is the most effective way to achieve progressive change and sustainable outcomes.
“I campaign for stronger animal protection, enhanced community wellbeing, and sustainable environmental outcomes to support my vision for a kinder, more peaceful world.”
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