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Ferguson, Valma Eileen (1941 - )

Born
20 November, 1941
Perth, Western Australia , Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian

Summary

Valma Ferguson (Australian Labor Party) was a Member of the Legislative Council of Western Australia between 1993 and 1997.

Details

Valma Ferguson (Australian Labor Party) was a Member of the Legislative Council of Western Australia between February and May 1993, during which time Parliament did not sit, and she was not sworn in. Ferguson was returned to the Upper House in April 1995 to fill a casual vacancy after the resignation of former ALP State President Tom Butler. Ferguson served out the remainder of her term, which expired in 1997.

Sources used to compile this entry: Black, David and Bolton, Geoffrey (eds), Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia, Vol. 2, 1930-1990, Western Australian Parliamentary History Project, Perth, Western Australia, 1990; Black, David and Phillips, Harry, 'Making a Difference: Women in the West Australian Parliament 1921-1999', Parliament of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, 2000; Watson, Judyth [ed.], We Hold Up Half the Sky: The Voices of Western Australian ALP Women in Parliament, Australian Labour Party, Perth, Western Australia, 1994.

Lisa MacKinney

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