Graham Orr,

 

Director of Hovtek Pty Ltd, with tertiary qualifications (Ba Dip.Ed Macquarie University) in Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Education.

 

Graham and his family have lived on 2Ha property adjacent to Crown land in Glenorie for the past twenty four years. Graham works from his property in Glenorie. From 1976 to 1988 he taught in the N.S.W State Secondary School system he has had extensive experience in teaching Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Physics at the N.S.W Higher School Certificate level.

 

He is a Trained Mediator (Australian Commercial Disputes Centre); Quality Systems Consultant; Occupational Health & Safety Consultant; Associate Asia Pacific Research Institute at Macquarie University.

Graham holds two patents currently:

Ř      The Collite Light splint developed for the Australian Military for field first aid.

Ř      TICCA the interactive heart for health education.

 

Graham is an elected Local Government representative in NSW, having served on Hornsby Shire Council in this capacity since 1995. Graham is an independent Councillor and is not a member of any political party. He is currently a Ministerial appointed Chair of The Berowra Valley Regional Park.

 

 He has overseen the implementation of Quality and Environmental Management Systems in Hornsby Council; Chairman of the Berowra Creek Estuary Management Committee implementing the estuary management plan, Chairman of Hornsby Shire Council’s Environment and Agenda 21 Committees and has been the instigator and has a continuing involvement in developing awareness of sustainability issues.

 

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