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Sharpe, Penelope (Penny) Gail (1970 - )

Born
22 October 1970
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Occupation
Councillor, Parliamentarian and Policy adviser

Summary

Penny Sharpe was elected to the NSW Legislative Council on 11 October 2005 for the balance of the term of service of Hon. C. M. Tebbutt (resigned). She is a member of the Australian Labor Party. She was re-elected in 2011. In 2015 she resigned to contest the Legislative Assembly seat of Newtown but was unsuccessful. She was then re-appointed to the Legislative Council to fill her own vacancy.

Sources used to compile this entry: https://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/members.nsf/0/59F7654C6802F20ACA257097001A3ADA?Open&refnavid=ME5_1 [accessed 2016-04-26].

Annette Alafaci

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