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Sekers, Dorothy

Summary

Dorothy Sekers was a once only candidate for parliament: Independent candidate, New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Waverley, 1984. In her campaign leaflet, Dorothy Sekers described herself as the youth candidate and noted that none of the political parties had promised anything specific for the single under 30s. She advocated rent subsidies for under 30s on the dole and the decriminalisation of marijuana.

Sources used to compile this entry: Collection of electioneering leaflets, handouts, badges, posters etc. for the NSW State election and referendum held on 24th March 1984, Mitchell Library.

Annette Alafaci

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