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Hewson, Sarah Alexandra (c. 1948 - )

Born
c. 1948
Occupation
Manager and Councillor

Summary

Sarah Hewson was a Liberal Party candidate in the 1981 New South Wales Legislative Assembly elections for Drummoyne and Alderman of the Drummoyne Municipal Council from 1983-87. She was educated in the United Kingdom and at Ku-ring-gai CAE. She has worked in managerial positions in both retail and service businesses in Australia and the United Kingdom. She was involved in the Year of the Child activities in the Drummoyne area and at the time of her campaign, was a member of the Drummoyne Community Centre.

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; Liberal Party of Australia NSW Division, State General Election 1981 Biographies of Candidates, August 1981; Ephemera on NSW State and local elections, Box 6, Mitchell Library collection, State Library of NSW, Sydney.

Annette Alafaci

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