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Barry, Ann

Born
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Businesswoman, Political candidate, Childcare worker and Editor

Summary

Ann Barry has taken an intense interest in politics at all levels. She ran as an Australian Democrats member in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Gordon (1995) and in the House of Representatives for Bradfield (1996) and for Throsby (1998). She also ran as an Independent for the Ku-ring-gai Council in 1995 and 2003.

Details

Ann Barry has lived and worked in the northern suburbs of Sydney all her life. She owned and ran a Child Care centre for a number of years and owned and edited the community newspaper The Ku-ring-gai Observer from 1996 to 2001.

She holds a Child Care Certificate and a Bush Care Certificate from TAFE, and is a committee member of the Ku-ring-gai Historical Society. Her campaigns have been the result of her passionate interest in political issues.

Sources used to compile this entry: Ann Barry, 12 September, 2005.

Annette Alafaci

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