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Westwood, Helen Mary

Occupation
Accounting machinist, Local government councillor, Mayor, Parliamentarian and Political candidate

Summary

Helen Westwood stood as a candidate for the Australian Labor Party in the Legislative Council at the New South Wales state election, which was held on 24 March 2007 and was elected. She served until 2015. Before her election to the State Parliament, she served as a councillor for Bankstown City Council and was Mayor from 2002-2006.

Sources used to compile this entry: https://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/members.nsf/1fb6ebed995667c2ca256ea100825164/72e623dc93aa8afeca2572b900837765?OpenDocument [accessed 2016-04-26].

Rosemary Francis

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