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Salti, Wafaa

Occupation
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Summary

Salti Wafaa is an active member of the Greens Party who was motivated to join them and stand for election by her strong desire for a sustainable future. She contested the 2003 election for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Granville and the 2004 election for the House of Representatives seat of Reid. When she ran for Reid, she stressed the need for the immediate withdrawal of troops from Iraq, a humanitarian approach to asylum seekers, more spending on health and education and ratification of the Kyoto protocol. Wafaa Salti had spent most of her life in the western suburbs of Sydney when she ran for the seat of Granville. She completed a B.Bus.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/34138/20030320/www.nsw.greens.org.au (accessed 4 June 2005); http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/22488/20041009/www.greens.org.au (accessed 18 August 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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