• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE3237

Harris, Helen Doxford

  • Occupation Historian, Local government councillor, Mayor, Political candidate


Helen Harris stood as a candidate for the Australian Greens in the Legislative Assembly seat of Box Hill at the Victorian state election, which was held on 30 November 2002. In November 2005 she stood as an endorsed Greens candidate in the Whitehorse City Council elections and was elected to represent Elgar ward. She was re-elected in November 2008 and subsequently elected mayor of the city in 2009.She currently holds the position of Secretary of the Victorian branch of the Australian Local Government Women’s Association.

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  • Secretary
    • Australian Local Government Women's Association - Victorian Branch (1963 - )
  • Related Concepts
    • Women in Politics: Australian Greens
    • Female Mayors and Shire Presidents
    • History and Historians