Cr Strewe has been a Waverley Councillor since 2004 and is delighted to have been re-elected for the current term. Major reforms include the new Margaret Whitlam Recreation Centre and Horsall/O'Sullivan Grandstand, and maintaining Council's diverse labour force to benefit the community.
Cr Strewe was instrumental in the rehabilitation of Bronte Gully Creek Waterfall and water capture and reuse at Bronte and Bondi, the purchase of the top of Tamarama Waterfall and 'Green Links' to protect and upgrade paths and steps to beaches and parks.
She has lived in Waverley for over 30 years, having previously worked in London (modelling) and studied in Berlin (theatrical costume design). She is married and has three boys, three wonderful granddaughters and one beautiful grandson.
Cr Strewe held the office of Mayor in 2007/8, chaired the Finance, Ethics and Strategic Planning Committee and the Development Control and Sustainability Committees, and was convenor of the Council's Public Art Committee. In 2007 she was appointed by the NSW Government to the Organic Ministerial Advisory Council.
In 1997 Cr Strewe founded Bronte Gully Bushcare, and ‘Save Our Beach’ in 1985 to save the Hotel Bondi from demolition and protect the Bondi beach-front from high rise development. She has worked on many successful environmental campaigns and was instrumental in stopping sea-bed sand-mining off the south coast of Sydney.
Cr Strewe was lecturer in Charge and developed the unit - B Sc (Env Sc) - Waste and Water Management, ACU; wrote the curriculum for TAFE on wastewater treatment and reuse; and was appointed to Sydney Water Regional Customer Council.
"I strongly believe that we need a healthy, aesthetically pleasing, clean environment and am passionate about environmental conservation, maintaining the lifestyle, integrity and values of the Municipality.
" I believe Local Government is a great place for a person to have a lasting impact on the social, cultural and ecological landscape."Bio coming soon