Dr Liz Adamczyk is committed to the leadership and continued development of Newcastle as an inclusive, caring and vibrant city.
Liz is a Lecturer in Geography and Planning with expertise in social, economic, and environmental justice. She has worked in the non-profit sector to tackle homelessness and disadvantage and in local government to increase environmental sustainability. She is a passionate musician inspired by Newcastle’s diverse and unique performance spaces.
Liz holds a Bachelor of Science (Architecture), Bachelor of Development Studies (Urban and Regional Development) Honors 1, the University Medal, and a PhD (Human Geography).
Her expertise has been sought as a plenary speaker for SOAC, the Job Insecurity Senate Select Committee, and HW and ACTU Secure Jobs forums.
Liz lives in Wallsend and understands the ambitions and challenges residents face and will fervently pursue opportunities to continue to increase amenity and accessibility across our city, particularly in Ward 4.
Membership on City of Newcastle Committees:
- Member, Access Inclusion Advisory Committee
- Deputy Chair, Liveable Cities Advisory Committee
- Chair, Affordable Housing Working Party
Membership on External Committees:
- Hunter and Central Coast Regional Planning Panel
- Alternate Member, Hunter Water Customer and Community Advisory Group
- Australasian Cities Research Network (ACRN)
- Executive, Hunter Workers (HW)
- Hunter Workers Women’s Committee (HWWC)
- Newcastle Branch Committee, National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)