Helen Gow

Helen Gow spent her life working with people in disadvantaged urban areas to improve their lives.

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Helen Gow's career included secondary school teaching and work in youth unemployment services with the Council of Social Services, Community Services Victoria and the Social Justice Strategy Unit (Department of Premier and Cabinet). In 1992, Helen started her own community consultancy, working for Northcote, South Melbourne, Brunswick, Doncaster and Essendon City Councils, Melbourne Water, Victorian Women's Trust, Brotherhood of St Laurence and VCOSS.

She was the Community Liaison Manager with the Melbourne Olympic Candidature, a panel member of the Melbourne Water Resources Review and the Docklands Consultation Steering Group, and a consultant to Victorian Women's Trust. Helen passed away in 2000.