About Dr Alison Parkes
Dr Alison Parkes is a long time resident of the City of Melbourne, living in North Melbourne with her husband and two teenage daughters. A senior academic in the Department of Accounting at the University of Melbourne, Dr Parkes holds a PhD in Business Information Systems from the University.
Dr Parkes has over 30 years experience in accounting and financial management roles and has held senior positions in both the private and public sector, spanning management accounting, audit, and financial systems design and implementation. Dr Parkes also has considerable Not for Profit sector financial governance experience gained through pro bono and volunteer roles. She is an internationally recognised consultant, educator and researcher in the field of accounting information systems and co-authors a best-selling Australian textbook in this area.
1. Greens bring about positive change.
Adam Bandt is an example of the power of one Green in the lower house of parliament. Green achievements, amongst many, include investment in high speed rail, pricing pollution and Denticare.
The Melbourne by-election is this Saturday July 21st.
Introducing Green's candidate Cathy Oke:
I'm Cathy and I am passionate about our city.
I was born in North Melbourne and still live here. As a scientist, environmental educator and Melbourne City Councillor I have worked hard to keep Melbourne liveable and affordable. Now I am ready to be your progressive and independent voice in the middle of Parliament.
The old parties aren’t tackling the big issues. My vision for Melbourne will transform transport, give the community a say on development and invest in key public services like health, education and childcare.
I believe our city can lead the world in creating a clean, sustainable and innovative community for the 21st century. That is why I am asking for your vote on July 21.
Together we can make a difference.