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Gaul, Carol Anne

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Summary

Carol Gaul has been a Councillor in the Blue Mountains City Council since 1991 and was appointed Deputy Mayor from 1991 to 1992. In 1995 she ran as an Independent candidate in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for the Blue Mountains and was an Australian Greens candidate in the House of Representatives for Macquarie at 1996.

Details

Carol Gaul was well known as a councillor on Blue Mountains City Council, and was Deputy mayor 1991-92. She consistently espoused environmental issues, while on Council, and joined the Greens to run for Macquarie in 1996. She was an active member of the Mid Mountains Historical Society and by 2002 was Convenor of the Blue Mountains Greens.

Sources used to compile this entry: Decker, Dianne, Women in Australian Parliament and Local Government: An updated history 1975-1992, Australian Local Government Women's Association, Canberra, 1992; Ephemera on Federal Elections 1996. Mitchell Library collection, State Library of NSW, Sydney; Ephemera on NSW State and local elections, Box 8, Mitchell Library collection, State Library of NSW, Sydney.

Annette Alafaci

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