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Campbell, Eva

Occupation
Businesswoman and Civil celebrant

Summary

Eva Campbell was a once-only candidate for parliamentary election but a successful local councillor being elected to the Camden Council from 1995 to 2008 and appointed Mayor and Deputy Mayor at one time. She stood as an Independent in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Camden in 2003.

Details

Eva Campbell was well known in the electorate when she ran in the election following the retirement of the long-serving member, Liz Kernohan. She had served as Deputy Mayor and Mayor during her terms on the Camden Council. She helped initiate the Council's opposition to an airport at Badgery's Creek, and had campaigned for the retention of Camden Hospital, and the building of the Macarthur BMX track and the Equestrian Park.

Eva Campbell is married, with one daughter.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.camden.nsw.gov.au/page/past_councillors.html (accessed 20 August 2005); The Chronicle(Campbelltown), 18 March 2003.

Annette Alafaci

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