Joan Fitz-Nead A.M.Print Page
A seat in the West Hobart Peace Park installed by Goulburn Primary School students commemorates Joan Fitz-Nead AM.
Joan has been a tireless worker in a diverse range of community organisations, being a representative on a number of boards and management committees. Joan’s community work has included being a Trustee of the Tasmanian Peace Trust, Co-founder of the Peace Park in West Hobart and being instrumental in the declaration of Forest Road, in West Hobart, as a 'Street for Peace'.
Joan joined the Republican Movement in Tasmania and served as the State Convenor (1997-98) and then as a member of the Executive Committee (1998-2000).
In 2003, Joan was appointed to the Accountability Working Group as part of the Review of the Local Government Act. Joan is currently a member of the Medical Complaints Tribunal. She is a former member of the Optometrists Board of Tasmania.
In 1995, Joan received a Tasmania Day Medal for Community Service and in the 2003 Australia Day Awards she received the Australia Medal for her contribution to a number of health, social welfare and education services.
|Address:||Prospect Place, West Hobart Peace Park , West Hobart, 7000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -42.888871|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 11th December, 2013|
Dedicated to Joan Fitz-Mead AM
An extremely passionate West Hobart citizen, who is making the world a more peaceful place.
Goulburn Street Primary School 2013
In recognition of - and with warm thanks to - Goulburn Street Primary School class of 2013 for their impressive effort.
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