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Newman, Amelia Josephine

Occupation
Clerk

Summary

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.

Annette Alafaci

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