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Short, Leonie Margaret (1956 - )

Born
1 January 1956
Gresford, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian and University teacher
Website
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Summary

A member of the Australian Labor Party, Leonie Short was elected to the House of Representatives of the Australian Parliament as the Member for Ryan, Queensland, at a by-election held on 17 March 2001. She was in parliament for a few months only, as she was defeated at the federal election, which was held in November 2001.

Rosemary Francis

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