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Willey, Mary Lindsay Caroline (1941 - )

Born
6 May 1941
Warrawee, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian
Website
http://www.parliament.tas.gov.au/history/tasparl/willey629.htm

Summary

Originally a member of the Australian Labor Party, Mary Willey was elected to the House of Assembly in the Parliament of Tasmania in 1979 representing the electorate of Bass. She resigned from the Labor Party in 1981 in support of the premier of the time Doug Lowe in his approach to the damming of the Franklin River. She fought the 1982 election as an Independent and was unfortunately defeated on that occasion.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room

  • [Biographical cuttings on Mary Lindsay Caroline Willey, politician], BIOG; National Library of Australia Newspaper Microcopy Reading Room. Details

Rosemary Francis

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