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Cheung, Karen

Alternative Names
  • Cheung, Kwai

Summary

Karen Cheung was once only candidate for Parliament who stood as a member of the Voice of the People Party in 1999 for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Strathfield.

Details

Karen Cheung came to Australia in 1991 from Hong Kong and became a naturalised Australian. She attended university in Australia, and became involved with the scouting movement. She was concerned about many social issues.

Sources used to compile this entry: Glebe and Inner Western Weekly, 24 March 1999.

Annette Alafaci

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