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INTRODUCING
Piper Harrison

“I believe it is really important for the youth to have a say in the future of the northern beaches and I look forward to being that strong voice.”

  – Piper Harrison

Immediate areas of focus:

  • Local business
     

  • Innovation
     

  • Environmental protection
     

  • Recreation and quality of life
     

  • Provide safe spaces for young people to gather and enjoy

Piper is a Manly local, a University Student, an active member of Manly Life Saving Club and a current Ironwoman competitor. She has a passion for social justice, especially Indigenous affairs.  

 

As a young female, Piper is passionate about encouraging and supporting young people to speak up and voice their concerns. She is aware of the importance of community involvement in decision making to ensure everyone’s needs are heard.

 

As an active member of Manly Life Saving Club, Piper is also passionate about conserving the local beaches from environmental damage and upgrading local sporting facilities to support the passion for health and fitness present within the community.

Piper is in her first year of university, studying a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism). She lives locally and spends most of her time at Manly Life Saving Club, training to be a professional Ironwoman. Outside training, Piper works as a learn-to-swim teacher and coaches local nippers. She is passionate about protecting the local beaches and natural landscape from climate change and has a passion for social equality, particularly Aboriginal affairs.

As a young female, Piper is passionate about encouraging and supporting young people to speak up and voice their concerns. She is aware of the importance of community involvement in decision making to ensure everyone’s needs are heard. As an active member of Manly Life Saving Club, Piper is also passionate about conserving the local beaches from environmental damage and upgrading local sporting facilities to support the passion for health and fitness present within the community.

 

Piper values strong community spirit and has noticed the impact of coronavirus on local businesses and on individual health. She is passionate about supporting the recovery of local business as well as implementing more programs around mental health support for our youth – an issue that is becoming an increasing and significant issue.

 

Piper is concerned about the preservation of Manly’s natural beauty for future generations to enjoy, including Cabbage Tree Bay and the local beaches. She would like to see council take a proactive approach in ensuring strategies are in place to protect them. Piper is also aware of the importance of community and wants to ensure there are ample opportunities for young people to connect with each other.