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Wendt, Neva Marilyn

Occupation
Policy co-ordinator

Summary

Neva Wendt ran for election only once and as an Australia Party candidate she failed to gain election to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Miranda in 1973. She did however, go on to a successful career in international affairs.

Details

Neva Wendt lived and worked in the Pacific for 20 years from 1983. Originally based with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community in Noumea, New Caledonia and later based with the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme in Apia, Samoa, she has had extensive experience working with the 22 Pacific Island countries and territories. Neva Wendt returned to Australia in 2002 and took up the job of Policy Director - Pacific, in the Australian Council for Overseas Aid.
By 2005 she was the Policy Co-ordinator at the Australian Council for International Development (formerly ACFOA) in Canberra.

Sources used to compile this entry: Dialogue 22, 3/2003 p.18; Neva Wendt, September 2005.

Annette Alafaci

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