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Solomon, Noreen (c. 1944 - )

Born
c. 1944
Hay, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Researcher

Summary

Noreen Solomon has been an ALP party stalwart contesting the unwinnable seats of Cook in the 1993 House of Representatives election and Cronulla in the 1995 New South Wales Legislative Assembly election. She worked as an adviser to two Federal Ministers, and in 1995 was on the staff of Robert Tickner, M.H.R.., Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs. She has held executive positions at all levels of the ALP including the local branch and federal and state electorate councils.

Noreen had been active in her local area in Parents and Citizens Associations, as co-ordinator of the Cook/Hughes Women's Electoral Lobby and as the first woman member of Cronulla Rotary. She played netball for a local team and was a delegate to the Sutherland Shire Netball Association. Noreen Solomon was born in Hay, completed her education at Gymea, a southern suburb of Sydney and is married and has two sons.

Sources used to compile this entry: Labor Times 1995 Election Issue; Ephemera on Federal Elections 1993. Mitchell Library collection, State Library of NSW, Sydney.

Annette Alafaci

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