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Lewis, Leellen (c. 1965 - )

Born
c. 1965
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Welfare worker

Summary

Leellen Lewis was a once only candidate who represented the ALP in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly elections for Myall Lakes in 1995.

Details

Born in Sydney, Leellen Lewis was educated at St Patrick's College, Campbelltown. After leaving school she did various courses in welfare work and human resource development. At the time of her campaign, she was employed at Workplace Employment Services, Taree, assisting young people to obtain employment.

She was a member of the Taree City Council's Youth Advisory Committee and the Forster branch of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Leellen was a member of the Australian Services Union .

She is the mother of one son.

Sources used to compile this entry: Labor Times 1995 Election Issue.

Annette Alafaci

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