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Roper, Edna Sirius (1913 - 1986)

Born
21 July 1913
Alberton, South Australia, Australia
Died
08 October 1986
Leura, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Homemaker, Jeweller and Parliamentarian
Website
http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/members.nsf/ec78138918334ce3ca256ea200077f5d/1c80bf9e1a924b56ca256d3b0013d652?OpenDocument

Summary

Edna Roper was an ALP member of the New South Wales Legislative Council for over twenty years. She was elected in 1957 and then re-elected in 1970. She served as Deputy Leader of the Opposition between 3/12/1973 -13/5/1976 (2 years 5 months 11 days) and was Deputy Leader of Government between 14/5/1976 - 17/10/1978 (2 years 5 months 4 days). She was a delegate to the International Women's Year conference in Mexico in 1975.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/members.nsf/1fb6ebed995667c2ca256ea100825164/1c80bf9e1a924b56ca256d3b0013d652!OpenDocument.

Annette Alafaci

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