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Smith, Silvia Joy (1939 - )

Born
22 December 1939
Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian and Teacher

Summary

A member of the Australian Labor Party, Silvia Smith was elected to the House of Representatives of the Australian Parliament as the Member for Bass, Tasmania in 1993. She remained in the federal parliament for one term, suffering defeat at the 1996 election, when the Keating Labor Government was swept from power.
From 1997-2003 she served as a Legislative Councillor in the Tasmanian State Parliament representing the electorate of Windermere as an Independent Labor member.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia

  • [Biographical Cuttings on Silvia Smith, politician], BIOG; National Library of Australia. Details

Rosemary Francis

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