- Yorkshire, United Kingdom
- Political staffer
Brenda Padgett is a dedicated Australian Democrat party member who contested the New South Wales Legislative Assembly election for North Shore in 1999 and the Legislative Council in 2003. She joined the Democrats in 1990 and volunteered to work for Elisabeth Kirby, then the Leader of the Democrats in the NSSW Legislative Council. She was appointed to a full time job with Lis Kirby and in 1996 moved to work for Senator Vicki Bourne. She worked as the Northern Metropolitan Regional Organiser on the State Executive of the Australian Democrats, and was involved in all election campaigns, state and federal from 1991. Brenda came to Australia in 1973 and became a naturalised Australian in 1975
Sources used to compile this entry: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/23971/www.democrats.org.au/nsw/ace/election99 (accessed 31 March 2005); Ephemera on NSW State and local elections, Box 9, Mitchell Library collection, State Library of NSW, Sydney.