Australian Women's Register

An initiative of The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) in conjunction with The University of Melbourne

Skip to content

Exhibitions

  • Putting Skirts on the Sacred Benches: Women Candidates for the New South Wales Parliament

Use Trove to find more resources by/about this Woman

  • Trove

Ghabbar, Sanaa

Occupation
Teacher

Summary

A belief that education can transform lives is central to Sanaa Ghabbar's philosophy. She ran as an Australian Greens Party candidate in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Bankstown in 2003.

Details

Sanaa originally trained to teach English, but then did a degree in Mathematics and English as a second language (BA, B Teach). She has lived in the electorate for 11 years at the time of her campaign.

She has been active in the area of human rights and freedom from discrimination and she spoke against the war in Iraq.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/34138/20030320/www.nsw.greens.org.au (accessed 4 June 2005).

Annette Alafaci

Site-wide information and acknowledgements

National Foundation for Australian Women The University of Melbourne, eScholarship Research Centre

© Copyright in The Australian Women's Register is owned by the Australian Women's Archives Project
and vested in each of the authors in respect of their contributions from 2000

http://www.womenaustralia.info/biogs/AWE1454b.htm

The Australian Women's Register is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Australia License

The Australian Women's Register is published quarterly by the Australian Women's Archives Project
ISSN 2207-3124