RIVERLAND businesswoman Nicolle Jachmann has announced she will stand as an Australian Conservatives candidate in the Upper House at the March 2018 election.
She has 25 years’ experience working in management roles across the banking, accounting, regional development, not-for-profit and aged care sectors.
She is a Certified Practising Accountant and an alumna of the Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors, and is CEO of Riverview Lutheran Rest Home.
Australian Conservatives MLC Robert Brokenshire said, if elected, she would be the only rural woman in the Legislative Council and was “someone who is passionate for and truly understands rural issues”.
Mrs Jachmann is a director and secretary of Jachmann Farming – a family business which operates a graingrowing enterprise in the Riverland and a prime lamb production property on Kangaroo Island.
“Nicolle brings broad-based business skills, a strong knowledge of agriculture and is passionate for her family and rural areas,” Mr Brokenshire said.
“Having lived in the Riverland her whole life, she has a unique and up-close understanding of the needs or regional SA.
“If Nicolle joins Dennis Hood and myself in the Upper House that would ensure that we had the necessary voting numbers to ensure real improvements right across this state.”
Mrs Jachmann said being asked to stand as an Australian Conservatives candidate was an honour.
“I feel privileged to be on the ticket for SA and to have the chance to represent and give back to regional SA,” she said.
“I want to see regional people be given a hand up and to be rewarded for their great contribution to the economy of this state.
“If elected I will be fighting alongside my Australian Conservative’s colleagues for a better deal for rural and regional areas.”