June D'Rozario

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June D'Rozario (born 16 June 1949) is an Australian urban planner and former politician.

She was born in Lucknow, India and is of Anglo-Indian descent.[1]

D'Rozario studied planning at the University of South Australia, before joining the State Planning Office. After Cyclone Tracy in 1974, she moved to Darwin, Northern Territory to assist with the reconstruction effort.[2]

She was the Labor member for Sanderson in the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly from 1977 to 1983.[3]

D'Rozario currently runs a Town & Regional Planning practice in Darwin, Northern Territory. She has been an urban planner in Darwin since 1973. She is a Fellow, and a National Councillor, of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA). In 2001 she was awarded a Centenary Medal for services to urban planning and city development. [4]

She is a member of the Board of Management of Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park, a Commissioner of the Australian Heritage Commission, a member of the National Population Council, and a member of the Board of the Australia-India Council.

References[edit]

  1. ^ James Jupp, 2001, The Australian People: an encyclopedia of the nation, its people and their origins, Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, pp. 438.
  2. ^ UNISA Planning alumni http://www.unisa.edu.au/nbe/Planning60/alumni.asp
  3. ^ Green, Antony (2005). "Sanderson". 2005 Northern Territory Election. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  4. ^ Darwin Planning Forum http://www.darwinplanningforum.nt.gov.au/presentations.htm
Northern Territory Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Liz Andrew
Member for Sanderson
1977–1983
Succeeded by
Daryl Manzie