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Waddell, Jane

Occupation
Nurse

Summary

Jane Waddell was a candidate for a one issue party - the No Aircraft Noise party in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly election for Gladesville, 1995 and the New South Wales Senate 1998 elections. As the parent of two children, she was concerned about the effects of aircraft noise on sleeping habits. Jane Waddell is a trained nurse who has worked at Gladesville Psychiatric and Macquarie Hospitals as well as in general and surgical wards She has been involved with social welfare issues for both psychiatric patients and refugees.

Sources used to compile this entry: Ephemera on NSW State and local elections, Box 8, Mitchell Library collection, State Library of NSW, Sydney.

Annette Alafaci

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