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Williams, Brigitte

Occupation
Teacher and Activist

Summary

Brigitte Williams was a once only candidate who represented the Australian Democrats in the 1999 elections for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Oxley. She believes in community action and is active in Landcare and the local Catchment Management Committee. Brigitte has worked in the hospitality industry in managing positions in a hotel and a caravan park (1980-82). She then managed a market garden and was Secretary for the Bellinger River Action Group (1984-94) while completing her tertiary qualifications (B.A., Dip. Ed.). She has taught English and History at tertiary and secondary level, and by correspondence.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/23971/www.democrats.org.au/nsw/ace/election99 (accessed 31 March 2005).

Archival resources

National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection

  • Julie Williams interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Women of the land oral history project, ORAL TRC 3406/15; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection. Details

Annette Alafaci

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