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Drysdale, Robyn Anne (1947 - )

Born
9 August 1947
Occupation
Welfare worker and Parole officer

Summary

Robyn Drysdale was an active social and political campaigner who stood as an ALP Candidate in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for South Coast in 1984 and 1988.

Details

Educated at Milperra Public School and East Hills Girls' High School, Robyn Drysdale gained her Welfare Work Certificate at Sydney TAFE in 1977 and later her BA (Macquarie University) and Dip Ed (Wollongong University).

She started work in the welfare field in 1977, and has worked with aged people and children, as well as prisoners. In 1984 she was Youth and Children's Resource Person at the Shoalhaven City Council. She joined the ALP in 1979 and has held branch and electorate level offices.

Sources used to compile this entry: Sydney Morning Herald, 11 March 1984; Labor Times Vol 2 no 1, 1988; The Radical vol. 15, no. 1, March 1984.

Annette Alafaci

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