Queanbeyan-Palerang Community Voice

Kathy Handel

Kathy has lived in Wamboin for the last 20 years, and lived in Canberra for 17 years before that. She is actively involved in community groups such as the Wamboin Community Association and the Geary's Gap/Wamboin Landcare Group. She has been the treasurer of the Landcare group for the last 10 years, and has been an office-holder in several other community groups.

She grew up in Sydney, did a B.Sc (Hons) in Computer Science, and had a 38-year career in IT. She is enjoying retirement, with more time to travel, bushwalk and plant trees.

As well as being passionate about the environment, Kathy cares about sustainable communities and a fair go for all. She has joined the Community Voice group because it stands for fair representation for all the communities of the region.