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Parke, Melissa (1966 - )

Born
11 August 1966
Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
Occupation
Lawyer, Parliamentarian and Solicitor

Summary

A member of the Australian Labor Party, Melissa Parke was elected to the House of Representatives of the Australian Parliament as the Member for Fremantle, Western Australia, in 2007. She unsuccessfully contested the state seat of Mitchell at the 1996 election. Before entering the federal parliament she served as a lawyer with the United Nations from 1999 until 2007. She was re-elected in 2010.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.aph.gov.au/house/members/member.asp?id=HWR.

Rosemary Francis

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