Alderman Louise Bloomfield

Alderman Louise Bloomfield

Alderman Bloomfield was born in Hobart and lived most of her life in or around Hobart, as have her extended family. She is married to Paul Daniels and has two daughters, Avril and Grace.

With a deep appreciation and experience of all things small business, Alderman Bloomfield owns an Accounting practice, Bloomfield & Associates that specialises in small business and is the founder of Confederation of Greater Hobart Business Ltd, a chamber of commerce for small business.

Ald Bloomfield also holds memberships with both Rotary and Soroptimists, enjoying her time being able to support her local community.

Alderman Bloomfield is a regular volunteer contributor to the NIESS (SEA) scheme educating new small business owners in Hobart and surrounds.

Ald Bloomfield brings strong accounting skills, experience in corporate legal and governance and possesses a strong understanding regarding business management and human resources.

"I believe in grassroots community connections and feel that solutions should be practical and hands on," Ald Bloomfield said.

"Improving community engagement with the HCC, as well as ensuring that the Council is operating efficiently, respectfully and in the best interests of the community.

"I believe I am able to contribute strongly in areas of finance and governance, along with community engagement."

Ald Bloomfield said her goal was to ensure every resident in Hobart no matter their financial resources or infirmity had the best opportunity to live a happy and quiet life.

"I would like to ensure that small businesses in Hobart have the opportunity to be supported and nurtured so that they in turn will support and nurture Hobart's residents with goods, services, opportunities and experiences – as well as employment and all that brings," she said.

"I wish to contribute to solving the parking and traffic issues.

"I would like to establish better community engagement and establish a stronger two-way accountable communication strategy that firms up trust of the Council within the community.

"I would like to ensure that the University of Tasmania respects the recent poll and withdraws its plans to move into the CBD."