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Bennett, Ursula

Occupation
Political candidate

Summary

A committed Christian Democratic Party member, Ursula Bennett ran as a candidate for Bega in 2003 and then again in the House of Representatives for Eden Monaro in 2004.

Details

Ursula Bennett migrated to Australia in 1982, after a childhood in Germany, where, as a teenager, she was active in human rights and advocacy groups for the physically handicapped. She became a Christian in 1985 and an an Australian citizen in 1986. Ursula campaigned on a platform to bring a bible-based worldview on legislation to the NSW Parliament. She is married and has seven children.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/33991/20030318/www.christiandemocratic.org.au/fed/candidates (accessed 6 April 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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