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Woodgate, Margaret Rosemary (1935 - )

Born
1 September 1935
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian
Website
http://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/view/historical/documents/memberBio/woodgate.htm

Summary

A member of the Australian Labor Party, Margaret Woodgate was elected to the Parliament of Queensland as Member for Pine Rivers at the election, which was held in 1989. In an electoral redistribution, the seat of Pine Rivers was abolished and Magaret Woodgate became Member for the new seat of Kurwongbah at the 1992 election. During her period in parliament she held the ministerial portfolios of Family and Community Services and Minister Assisting the Premier on the Status of Women, from July 1995 until February 1996. She resigned from the Parliament in 1997. Before her election to the state parliament Margaret Woodgate served in local government as a councillor for the Shire of Pine Rivers from 1985-88.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room

  • [Biographical cuttings on Margaret Woodgate, politician], BIOG; National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room. Details

Rosemary Francis

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