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Naughton, Miriam Joyce

Summary

Miriam Naughton was a long time local councillor in Goulburn. She was first elected in 1974 and remained on the council until 1987. However her attempts to enter state politics were less successful: Miriam stood as an Independent candidate in the 1983 elections to the House of Representatives seat of Eden-Monaro and in the 1984 elections to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for Goulburn.

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.

Annette Alafaci

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