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Allport, Carolyn

Occupation
Academic, Political candidate and Trade unionist

Summary

Carolyn Allport ran for parliament only once (Independent Candidate for Camden, New South Wales Legislative Assembly, 1995), but has continued in elected office in her union for more than a decade.

Details

Carolyn Allport has held an academic position in the university sector since 1974. She was elected the first President of the National Tertiary Education Union in 1994 and re-elected in 1998. She represents the Union's 25,000 academic and general staff members in matters relating to tertiary education funding, policy and industrial relations issues.
She was a member of the Higher Education Council 1995-1999 and a member of the Australian Council of Trade Unions Executive.

Sources used to compile this entry: De Micheli, Catherine and Herd, Margaret (eds), Who's Who in Australia 2003, 39 edn, Crown Content, North Melbourne, 2003, 2201 pp.

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