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Perrott, Margaret (c. 1952 - )

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Born
c. 1952
Occupation
Paediatrician, Political candidate and Activist

Summary

A peace, environment and health activist, Margaret Perrott was a Democratic Socialist candidate for Illawarra in 1999 and a Socialist Alliance candidate in the House of Representatives for Cunningham in 1996 and 1998, and for Throsby in 1993, 2001 and 2004.

Details

A doctor with a special focus on the welfare of children, Margaret Perrott is a veteran peace movement and environmental activist. She has been involved for many years in organising International Women's Day and Reclaim the Night activities in Wollongong.

Sources used to compile this entry: The Medical Directory of Australia 23rd edition 2003; http://www.dsp.org.au/ds/nsw/1999/2_illawarra.htm (accessed 3 November 2004); http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2004/571/571p9b.htm (accessed 11 November 2004); http://www.socialist-alliance.org/page.php?page=334 (accessed 11 November 2004); http://www.asia-pacific-action.org/uast/antiwar_statement.shtml (accessed 11 November 2004).

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