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Nori, Sandra (1953 - )

16 June 1953
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia


Sandra Nori has been a successful ALP Member of Parliament for nearly two decades:
Elected, New South Wales Legislative Assembly, McKell, 1988 - Seat abolished 1991
Elected, New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Port Jackson, 1991, 1995, 1999, 2003
Minister for State Development 1996
Minister for Tourism and Small Business 1999-
Minister for Women 2002-
Minister for Sport and Recreation 2003-


Sandra Nori was born in Newcastle, of Italian parents. She was educated at Petersham Girls High School and the University of Sydney (B.Ec.).

She worked as co-ordinator, South Sydney Women's Health Centre 1976-78, Health worker, Leichhardt Community Health Centre 1981-2, and Research Officer to Peter Baldwin, MHR, 1983-4. She was a member of the NSW Social Security Appeals Tribunal 1987-88.

She married John Faulkner, and they had two children, Bonnie and Lachlan. Marriage dissolved.

Sources used to compile this entry: (accessed 19 November 2004); {current members} (accessed 19 November 2004); (accessed 11 July 2005).

Annette Alafaci

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