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Henderson, Ann Mary (1941 - 2002)

Honourable

Born
31 December 1941
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
4 June 2002
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian, Welfare worker and Administrator
Website
http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/re-member/bioregfull.cfm?mid=30

Summary

A member of the Liberal Party of Australia, Ann Henderson was an unsuccessful candidate in the Legislative Assembly seat of Geelong at the Victorian state election which was held in 1988. She won the seat at the 1992 election and served as the member for Geelong in the Legislative Assembly of the Victorian Parliament from 1992 until 1999, when she was defeated. She achieved ministerial status as Minister for Housing and Minister Responsible for Aboriginal Affairs from 1996-99.

Sources used to compile this entry: Parliament of Victoria, Re-Member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851.

Rosemary Francis

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