Oct 11, 2017

Why an anti-pokies reformer is running for the Woolworths board

The Woolworths notice of meeting for its November 23 AGM in Melbourne is not yet out, but City of Darebin councillor in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, Dr Susan Rennie, has nominated for the board. Here she explains why.

Over the past few months I have spent many days in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal (VCAT) alongside community members and organisations fighting against Woolworths’ to keep poker machines out of South Morang.

The eleven day hearing on the historic Commercial Hotel was Victoria’s longest running pokies case and we are now waiting for the decision.

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2 thoughts on “Why an anti-pokies reformer is running for the Woolworths board

  1. Phen

    Do we need to have uncritical manifestos presented by people seeking office or prestigious board positions published in Crikey?

  2. Matt Hardin

    “old white man ”

    What does his age, sex or ethnicity have to do with it?

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