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Name:  Tom McLoughlin 0410 558838

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Location:  Tel. 0410 558838, 02-9558 9551Marrickville Sydney
Birthday:  22 June, 1964
Bio:  - 1979-81 - Junior Surf Boat Victorian State Champions.........- 1979-81 - Captain under 18, Old Collegians Australian Rules FC Premiers, Best and Fairest..........- 1981 - Year 12 (HSC), CBC Warrnambool.........- 1982 - retail KM Lynch wine merchants.........- 1983-86 - zoology degree ANU Canberra........ - 12/1985 - hitchhiked Warrnambool Vic. to Perth WA- 1987 - Trademarks Examiner, Canberra public service.........- 1987-1988 - laboratory technician p/t John Curtin School Medical Research ANU- 1988-9 - law degree (hon) ANU Canberra.........- 12/1989 ? Mountain Recreation climbing course NZ, ascent of Mt Aspiring........-1/1990 - solo trek of Kokoda Track........... - 1990-91 - Baker & McKenzie solicitors Sydney............ - 11-12/1992 - researcher Clover Moore MP........- 1993-94 - NSW Campaign Coordinator, The Wilderness Society (Australia) with significant victories including listing of several 100K ha of protected wilderness especially forest, and removal of state govt......- 1995-1999 - Councillor, Waverley Municipal Council, with significant victories such as closure of Waterloo Incinerator, prevention of private rail onto Bondi Beach, paved way for 3 Greens at next election from one in '95..........- 1998 July - legal adviser Jabiluka protest camp NT..........- 1995- 2001 - office coordinator, natural heritage campaigner Friends of the Earth Sydney;............-2000 - lapsed membership of Greens political party, non aligned ongoing.........- 2000 - Sydney Trailwalker 100km in 48 hours fundriaser Oxfam...........- 2000-2001 Reader Analyst (night shift) Media Monitors Sydney ...........- 2002-04 - founder Turrella activist centre, Sydney involving renovation of 1000sqm factory site and 15 tenants...........9-10/2004 Not Happy John campaign Bennelong federal election........... - 5-6/2002 travel Chile, Western Europe........... - 7/2002 ongoing - founder/principal ecology action australia, significant victories include $15K funding to successful Chilean civil society (Allianza Aysen) rejection of Alumysa US$3B hydro/smelter scheme...........- 2002 ongoing - gardener p/t Addison Rd Community Centre........... - 2002-2006 - distribution manager Sydney City Hub free community press, Bondi View, Sydney City News.........- 6/2006 - recommencement as NSW solicitor........... - 1/2007 ongoing - founder Sydney Alternative Media news website .............. - 3/2007 ongoing - website builder for Addison Rd Community Centre Sydney.............. - 4/2007 ongoing - structure working group of international OurMedia network......remain non aligned to any political party........The editor's peaceful protest arrest 'credentials'......1992.... - tree sits against woodchipping Nalbaugh SF SENSW - no arrest, too high....... - climbed Opera House with no nukes weapons banner - arrest, released....... 1993..... - forest protest Coolangubra arrest, conviction overturned on appeal NSW CCA..... - forest protest Badja SF - no arrest - tree sit..... - paddlers for peace, rescued by police launch from ship screw no arrest..... 1994 - forest protest Croobyar, no arrest due to pre election sensitivity..... 1995 - M2 tollway destruction - arrest, no conviction recorded Hornsby..... 1997 - Eastern Distributor tollway - arrest, no conviction Downing centre...... 1999 - red paint on Newcastle woodchip pile, arrest, no conviction recorded...... 2006 - Forbes - dragged out from under police horses hooves approach to Opera House, no arrest
Interests:  environmental protection, politics, law, rock climbing, cycling, media especially press, movies, books, quality modern music, body surfing, bushwalking, blogging
Blog Created:  Wednesday, 3 January 2007
Last Updated:  Sunday, 27 May 2012 - 1:26 PM NZT
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