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General Executive


Candy Lawrence is a retired educator and children's author who has also run her own restaurant business. Originally from Sydney, she now lives off the grid in Northern NSW and has a personal grasp of rural issues. A cancer survivor, Candy was the inaugural head of Communications for the Progressives and was the driving force behind the Progressives' Code of Ethics.

Candy was appointed to the National Executive by unanimous consent on July 21, 2018.