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Hamilton, Bernadette

Summary

Bernadette Hamilton was a once only candidate who stood for the Liberal Party in the 1988 New South Wales Legislative Assembly elections for Heffron. At the time of her campaign, Bernadette Hamilton was a successful small businesswoman and appeared regularly on the local radio station 2 RES-FM. She was the mother of two young children, was a State Foster parent and was active locally with children's groups.

Sources used to compile this entry: 1988 election leaflet.

Annette Alafaci

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