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Ruth Spielman

Ruth Spielman is Executive Officer of the National Growth Areas Alliance (NGAA) which incorporates 24 growth municipalities on the outskirts of the capital cities around the nation. Over 4m people live in such areas. Member Councils formed a group in 2007 to input into policy at the Federal level and to advocate for needed infrastructure and services for growth areas. Qualified in both social work and urban planning, Ruth has over 20 years experience working in growth area councils across social planning, strategic planning and community services. She has also worked for a regional organisation of local governments on housing policy, in the non-government sector in community health and planning, in private practice and for state government in community services and transport.

Author's website: National Growth Areas Alliance


 
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