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Woodman, Marjorie

Summary

Marjorie Woodman was twice a candidate for Parliament for the Australian Democrats: New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Strathfield, 1988, 1991. At the time of her first candidacy, she had been a resident of Strathfield for most of her life. She was active in human rights, environmental and animal welfare organizations. Marjorie Woodman opposed the building of Olympic Park at Homebush Bay on the grounds of expense and destruction of precious wetland. She was concerned about the pollution in Parramatta River and was in favour of reducing the city's dependence on oil. She was also in favour of legislation to protect threatened species.

Sources used to compile this entry: Ephemera on NSW State and local elections, Box 7, Mitchell Library collection, State Library of NSW, Sydney.

Annette Alafaci

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