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Luvera, Angela (c. 1977 - )

Born
c. 1977
Occupation
Student

Summary

Angela Luvera is a committed socialist and activist. She represented the Democratic Socialist in the 1999 elections for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Wollongong. Then in 2003 she stood for the Socialist Alliance party in the New South Wales Legislative Council.

Details

Angela is active in student politics and in campaigns against racism and violence. She has campaigned for abortion rights and is opposed to cuts in government services.
At the time of her campaign for Wollongong, she was a member of Resistance and had helped lead school walkouts against racism in 1998. She was also involved in International Women's Day collectives, and was a member of the national Union of Students Women's Committee. In 2003 she was elected to the National Committee of the Democratic Socialist Party.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.dsp.org.au/ds/nsw/1999/2_wollongong.htm (accessed 3 November 2004); http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/23975/20020821/www.peg.apc.org/-stan/ds/nswebsla.htm (accessed 1 April 2005); http://www.dsp.org.au (accessed 27 June 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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