About Donna

Donna is an advocate for community driven change and healthy, vibrant communities. Donna believes that decision making should be achieved through collaboration and local participation. Donna has both the professional expertise and personal enthusiasm to make this happen!

Donna’s career began as a registered nurse specialising in Emergency Nursing, an experience that encouraged her natural leadership and advocacy skills. After many years in senior leadership roles, Donna is now a Change Management Specialist delivering and leading change to ensure better outcomes for all. These are the skills and expertise that she will take into this election campaign to offer a fresh approach to politics by understanding people, embracing challenges and demonstrating the value of listening first.


“It’s fair to say, we are incredibly lucky to be living in an area that surrounds us with such beauty and opportunity… but we can do better, much better! Paddington is going to turn Green, I am excited and I know that you are too!”

Donna Burns

Greens Candidate for Paddington, 2020.