- Occupation Scientist, Teacher
Tanya Leishman is a committed environmentalist who represented the Australian Greens in the 2003 New South Wales Legislative Assembly elections for Heathcote. She has more than 10 years experience in conservation and community education, working for National Parks, Streamwatch and the Taronga Zoological Park. She has also been the Bush Fire Project Officer at the Nature Conservation Council of NSW, and is a volunteer member of the Woronora Bush Fire Brigade. In 2003 Tanya Leishman was studying to be a primary school teacher. She lives with her partner and child in Woronora.
- Trove: Leishman, Tanya, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-760058
- Putting Skirts on the Sacred Benches: Women Candidates for the New South Wales Parliament, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2006, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/pssb/home.html