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Carter, Ida Johanna

Occupation
Matron

Summary

A once-only candidate, Ida Johanna Carter ran for the Willoughby elections in 1971 as an Independent.

Details

At the time of her campaign, Ida Carter was the Matron of the Trentham Nursing Home, and had been a resident of Willoughby for 16 years. She was the President of the Willoughby Ratepayers & Property Owners' Association and the Vice President of the Nursing Homes Association of NSW.
She was married and the mother of two children.

She professed a lifelong interest in government and was concerned about the high cost of land and rates, the quagmire of town planning, excessive road toll, pollution, education and crime.

Sources used to compile this entry: North Shore Times 10 February 1971.

Annette Alafaci

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