Amelia Newman was a serial candidate for the Democrats over nearly a decade and was described in her 1996 election leaflet as a "well-known community activist". The elections she contested are as follows:
New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Myall Lakes, 1988
New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Lakemba, 1991, 1995
House of Representatives, Kingsford-Smith, 1990
House of Representatives, Watson, 1993, 1996
Sources used to compile this entry: Ephemera on Federal Elections 1996. Mitchell Library collection, State Library of NSW, Sydney.