Wednesday, March 17th, 2010
Independent Candidate for Cheltenham Henrietta Child today claimed her campaign is already reaping rewards for the local residents.

“We are seeing an escalation in promises from both major parties after years of silence,”, Ms Child said today.

“Suddenly the western corridor, and particularly Cheltenham, is on the political agenda.”

“I am proud of what I and a strong group of local supporters have already been able to achieve for this electorate, even before being elected,” Ms Child said.

“This week, the Labor Party has made a major announcement that the Accident and Emergency department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital will be upgraded. It's heartening that Jay Weatherill is reading my campaign material, and finally beginning to understand the issues of importance in his current seat,” she said.

Last week the Liberal party issued a media release promising to return the St Clair Recreation Park to community ownership if they are elected.

“I didn't anticipate such success when I decided to stand,” Ms Child said.

“But it encourages me to work harder for better results for this electorate.

"Finally, the people of Cheltenham have someone who is prepared to speak out for them, and I'm excited by the prospect of further achievements as their member of parliament,” she said.

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Henrietta Child

Henrietta Child is a long time resident of Woodville North. She is a business owner and employer and the mother of three teenage children. In her professional life, Henrietta has built her own business, KneeDeep a company that specialises in building project management and leadership capability in organisations. She has a profound conviction about working with people to develop their skills, and achieve their best. She is an experienced and entertaining trainer and has worked for many years in the Information Technology Industry and in Management and Leadership Development. Much of her work in the last 10 years has been with fast growth technology and creative companies who need help to organise for growth. Henrietta describes herself as a political moderate, but on the whole she is more interested in how the political process affects communities than in any particular ideology. She strongly believes we should all challenge ourselves to step up when needed if there is a chance we can make a difference. It is this belief that has motivated her to run for Independent for the State seat of Cheltenham, an electorate which she describes as neglected and ignored.
Henrietta Child
P: 0404 840 449


SA election, Independent, candidate for Cheltenham, Adelaide election



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