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Kernot, Cheryl (1948 - )

Born
5 December 1948
Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Educator, Parliamentarian and Teacher
Website
http://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/search/display/display.w3p;query=(Id:handbook/allmps/xw4);rec=0;

Summary

Originally a member of the Australian Democrats Party, Cheryl Kernot was elected to the Senate of the Parliament of Australia as a representative for Queensland in 1990. She was elected leader of the Party in 1993, remaining in that position until her defection to the Australian Labor Party in 1997. She was elected to the seat of Dickson Queensland in the House of Representatives in 1998, but was defeated at the 2001 election.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia

  • [Biographical cuttings on Cheryl Kernot, politician], BIOG; National Library of Australia. Details

Rosemary Francis

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