Claudia Haenel (Councillor)
Member, VIC, National Coordinating Committee

Claudia is a Local Government Councillor in Horsham, Victoria. She has been involved in media and small business all her working life. She advocates for women, gender parity and awareness against domestic and family violence, housing, childcare, and a sustainable future for all Australians.

In 2022 Claudia stood for Federal election as an Independent candidate. She is on the Municipal Association of Victoria Professional Development Group, The Western Highway Action Committee and The Rail Freight Alliance. Claudia is a member of the Victorian Local Governance Association and Australian Local Government Women’s Association Victoria branch. In 2023 she created and founded Rural Care Week. She has a BA in Fine Art & Visual Culture and is currently completing her Master of Business Administration, studying policy making, economics, globalisation, leadership and action on climate change.