- 14 October 1958
- Parliamentarian and Public relations professional
Wendy Machin was the first woman National Party member of the Legislative assembly of New South Wales and is an outstanding figure in many fields. She has successfully contested the following elections:
New South Wales Legislative Assembly Gloucester, 1985
New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Manning, 1988
New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Port Macquarie, 1991, 1995 (resigned August 1996).
During her long period in politics Wendy was Chairman of Committees from 1989-93, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Minister assisting the Minister for Roads and Minister assisting the Minister for Transport 1993-95. Prior to entering state politics, she was Alderman of the North Sydney Municipal Council from 1983-85.