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Merton, Rachel (1975 - )

Born
30 April 1975
Occupation
Political staffer

Summary

A student activist who ran once for election to the Legislative Assembly. That was in 1999 as a Liberal Party candidate for the seat of Wentworthville. Rachel was active in student affairs while at Macquarie University where she obtained a B.A. (Psychology) and Graduate Certificate (Human Resources). She was a delegate to the National Union of Students 1995-6 and President of the Macquarie University Liberal Club. Rachel Merton was also a delegate to State Council 1995 and on the Convention Committee 1995-6.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/23991/20020827/www.nsw.liberal.org.au/candidates (accessed 1 April 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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