About Carolyn Corrigan
I've spent my entire working life serving the community. I trained as a nurse and later moved into clinical medical research in the area of heart lung disease and and organ transplants at St. Vincent's Hospital Sydney. I've been a volunteer counsellor with Lifeline, and in 2010 I worked with Australian of the Year Professor Patrick McGorry AO coordinating a national mental health campaign.
Actions, not just words
My commitment as an independent candidate for North Shore is an unwavering determination to fight for policies that benefit our local communities.
I was elected to Mosman Council in 2012 as part of the serving Mosman team five years later I became Mosman’s first ever popularly elected female mayor; having played a leading the fight against the current NSW state government's undemocratic policy of forced Council amalgamations.
My lifelong links to the North Shore electorate began with my school days at Loreto Kirribilli, then my married life in Wollstonecraft before moving to Mosman where I've lived for the past 25 years. I have two adult daughters both of whom I am very close to and very proud of.
I have a deep commitment to the conservation and protection of the natural environment, in fighting overdevelopment, and promoting and encouraging youth well-being and the mental health of people of all ages through community connectedness.
I was in the frontline of the community campaign which saved public parkland on Middle Head from a private development approved by the Abbott-led Federal Government. I value the trust the community has put in me and my reputation for integrity, above all else.
I am socially progressive and fiscally prudent, I have maintained my independence staunchly throughout my years of political engagement. I'm a true independent, committed to always serving the interests of community and not any party machine.