Lynnice Church



Lynnice is a Ngunnawal/Wiradjuri and Kamilaroi woman and has grown up in ACT for the majority of her life. Lynnice is heavily involved in the community through her two teenage children and is a current ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body member with the portfolio of environment, planning and heritage.

Lynnice has worked in ACT Government for over 13 years in senior management positions in a broad range of areas including; child protection, out of home care, policy data and research, housing, justice and community safety, education including Indigenous Affairs.  Lynnice Church currently works for Red Cross Australia as the NSW/ACT State Lead Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategy and Engagement. She has qualifications in Mental Health, Nursing and Adult Education and is very passionate about empowering individuals, families and communities to take opportunities and make positive life changes.

Directorate Responsibilities

The Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate promotes sustainable living and resource use, strengthens the Territory’s response to climate change, and provides a planning and land use system that contributes to the sustainable development of the ACT.

Director-General Contact

Mr Ben Ponton – Director-General.