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Lomax-Smith, Jane

Born
London, United Kingdom
Occupation
Local government councillor, Medical researcher, Parliamentarian and Pathologist
Website
http://www2.parliament.sa.gov.au/internet/desktopmodules/memberdrill.aspx?pid=1806

Summary

A member of the Australian Labor Party, Jane Lomax-Smith was elected to the seat of Adelaide in the House of Assembly of the Parliament of South Australia at the election, which was held on 9 February 2002. She was re-elected in 2006. She held the Ministerial portfolios of Education, Mental Health and Substance Abuse and Tourism. She was defeated at the 2010 election. Before entering the State Parliament she served three terms as a Councillor for the City of Adelaide and two terms as Mayor.

Details

Jane Lomax-Smith was born in the east end of London. She qualified as a clinical pathologist, medical researcher and teacher and worked in those capacities in London, Boston and Adelaide. She set up her own practice as a Pathologist in Adelaide before entering the political arena.

Rosemary Francis

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