- Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Cheryl Hill was well known and respected in Canberra. She was a Liberal Party member in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly election for Bulli in 1991 and in the House of Representatives election for Fraser in 1996. The following year she stood as an Independent in the Fraser by election. She resigned from the Liberal Party prior to the by-election of 1997, because of the party's attitude to race and immigration. In August 2002, Cheryl Hill was named as a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary club of Canberra South.
Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/1997/260/260p5.htm (accessed 13 October 2005); http://www.canberra-south-rotary.org.au/paulharrisfellows.htm (accessed 13 October 2005); Sydney Morning Herald, 26 February 1998.