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Priestley, Elizabeth

Occupation
Project officer

Summary

Elizabeth Priestley was a once only candidate in an unwinnable seat: ALP candidate, New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Ku-ring-gai, 1995. At the time of her campaign, she had lived in the electorate for a decade. She was working as a Project Officer for the NSW Association for Mental Health and was concerned about the environment, the pollution of waterways, and the continued emphasis on road construction. Elizabeth Priestley joined the ALP in 1986 and was married, with one daughter.

Sources used to compile this entry: Labor Times 1995 Election Issue.

Annette Alafaci

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