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Kernohan, Elizabeth (Liz) Anne (1939 - 2004)

AM, Dr

Born
24 June 1939
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
21 October 2004
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian, Politician and Educator
Website
https://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/hansart.nsf/V3Key/LC20041027044

Summary

Liz Kernohan represented the people of Camden on Camden council and in the New South Wales Parliament for more than 30 years. She was first elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Camden in 1991 when she stood as a Liberal Party candidate. Elizabeth gained re-election in 1995 and 1999. She was first appointed a Councillor of the Camden Municipal Council in March 1973 and was re-elected from 1974 -1991 and again in 2004. Liz Kernohan was also Deputy Mayor in 1974-1977 and 1981-1984, and Mayor in 1980 and 1985-1991. She died in October 2004.

Details

Educated SCEGGS Darlinghust, Leaving Certificate 1955
1960 Bachelor of Science (BSc), agriculture, University of Sydney
1960 - 1962 Research Assistant, then Demonstrator in the Dairy Research Unit, University of Sydney Farms, Camden
1963 Qualified as a technical teacher, New South Wales Department of Technical Education
1963 - 1964 Full-time teacher of Agriculture, School of Rural Studies, New South Wales Department of Teaching and Education
1965 - 1966 Professional Officer, University of Sydney Farms, Camden
1966 Senior Tutor of Dairying, University of Sydney Farms, Camden
1968 - 1969 Acting Officer in Charge of the Dairy Research Unit, University of Sydney Farms, Camden
1970 Master of Science (MSc), Agriculture, University of Sydney
1975 - 1978 Lecturer in Animal Husbandry, University of Sydney Farms, Camden
1975 - 1982 Warden of Nepean Hall, University of Sydney Farms, Camden
1978 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Sydney
1978 - 1982 Assistant Director, University of Sydney Farms, Camden
1982 - 1991 Director, University of Sydney Farms, Camden
1991 - 2003 Member of the Legislative Assembly for Camden, New South Wales

Sources used to compile this entry: Smith, A. Viola, Women in Australian Parliaments and Local Governments, Past and Present, Australian Local Government Women's Association; Australian National Advisory Committee on International Women's Year, Australian Local Government Women's Association, Canberra, 1975, 148 pp; http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/biogs/P004280b.htm (accessed 23 October 2004); http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/members.nsf (accessed 23 October 2004).

Annette Alafaci

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