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Cr Ashley Edwards

Ashley Edwards is an archaeologist with over 15 years of experience in cultural heritage management. She now works in the public sector on heritage policy and conservation. Ashley has great respect for the long history of Albury or Bungambrawartha, particularly the Murray River or Millewa which continues to be culturally significant to Wiradjuri and First Nations people.

Ashley grew up on a property in Gerogery and attended James Fallon High School in North Albury. She moved to Melbourne for study and consulting work before returning to Albury in 2009. Ashley has a Bachelor of Archaeology (Honours) from La Trobe University, a Master of Arts (Archaeology) from The University of New England and a Master of Geographic Information Systems from Charles Sturt University.

Ashley has volunteered as an ethics teacher for school children, served as the President and Vice President of the Albury Public School P&C Association and is a member of the Albury & District Historical Society, Albury Beekeeping Club and WIRES. She is also a volunteer for Share the Dignity.

Ashley is passionate about climate action, diversity and inclusion and sustainable planning and development which she believes are key to maintaining Albury as an attractive, vibrant, liveable and climate-resilient city with green streets and spaces for current and future generations to enjoy.