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Cross, Helen

Occupation
Parliamentarian

Summary

A member of the Liberal Party, Helen Cross was elected to the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory representing the electorate of Molonglo, in 2001. She served as an Independent from 2002 and lost her seat at the 2004 election.

Details

Cross runs her own marketing and events business.
She is President of the Phillip Traders' Association; Vice-President of Women in Information and Communications; worked for the Local Chamber of Commerce, Canberra Festival and Canberra Symphony Orchestra.
Her community work includes helping the Smith Family, Clean-up Australia and Adopt-a-Road Programmes. Also she has helped raise funds for the Spastic Centre.

Source: http://www.canberraliberals.org.au/people/hcross.htm accessed 7/11/01

Sources used to compile this entry: From Lady Denman to Katy Gallagher: A Century of Women's Contributions to Canberra, Australian Women's Archives Project, February 2013, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/ldkg.

Anne Heywood

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