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O'Callaghan, Carolyn

Occupation
Political candidate

Summary

An activist against immigration to Australia, Carolyn O'Callaghan was an Australians Against Further Immigration candidate for Bathurst in 1995 and for the New South Wales Senate in 1996.

Details

Carolyn O'Callaghan lived in Homebush when she ran for the seat of Bathurst in 1995. Her policy, as she explained it, was to prevent overcrowding in Australia, and she deplored immigrants who could not speak English and who were taking places in the education system that could otherwise be utilised by Australians. One of her leaflets expressed the belief that public health would be improved if immigration stopped.

Sources used to compile this entry: Western Advocate, 23 March 1995.

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