- c. 1956
Mary Murtagh joined the ALP in 1972 and has held office at branch and electorate level and been an annual conference delegate. She represented them in the 1995 New South Wales Legislative Assembly election for Oxley. She was a member of the Independent Education Union and was its Mid North Coast Branch Secretary from 1991-1994
Mary Murtagh was educated at St Brendan's Central School, Bankstown and Bethlehem Ladies College, Ashfield. She attended Macquarie University where she obtained an Arts degree and a Dip. Ed. She taught first at St Patrick's College, Campbelltown, and from 1981, at Paul's College, Kempsey. Mary and her husband have three children.
Sources used to compile this entry: Labor Times,1995 Election Issue.