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Overington, Karen Marie (1951 - 2011)

Born
16 November 1951
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Died
11 August 2011
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian and Welfare worker

Summary

A member of the Australian Labor Party, Karen Overington was elected as the Member for Ballarat West in the Legislative Assembly of the Parliament of Victoria in September 1999, after an initial attempt to win the seat in 1992. She was re-elected in November 2002 and again in 2006. Previously she had served in Local Government as Councillor for the Boroughs of Sebastopol, 1982-94, the City of Ballarat, 1996-99 and as Mayor of Sebastopol from 1990-91. She retired from parliament at the 2010 election and died on 11 August 2011.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/re-member/details/139-overington-karen-marie [accessed 2016-05-10].

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